FERNIE MEN HONORED
May 28, 1946
Free Press Files
Ottawa May 28th, a total of 564 officers and other ranks serving in the Canada Army overseas have been decorated in recognition of gallant and distinguished services with awards in Mentions of Dispatches. The 1st approved by his majesty the King included:
Letcher, John Calvin, Captain; 35; wife, Mrs. Beatrice Mary Letcher; Fernie, BC.
A ello Emilio; Captain; 32; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Afello; Fernie, BC.
The Canadian National Council on Physical Fitness has endorsed the principle of establishing community recreational and cultural centers as war memorials.
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