On Sunday 30th November 2014, over 100 veterans will be receive the Ambassadors Peace Medal.
Details of the day are:
- seated in St John's Church in Mid Street, Bathgate by 10.45am
- the Standard will be marched in and handed over to Rev Duncan Shaw
The service will end by approximately midday. Members to be seated in the Royal British Legion by 12.30pm, when the presentation of medals will take place. Lunch will be served from approximately 13.45pm.
The party from the Korean Embassy, and any other member who wishes to attend, will then visit the Korean War Memorial in Bathgate.
The French Government wishes to award the Legion d’Honneur to all surviving veterans of D-Day. The MOD website contains the following information
- https://www.gov.uk/government/news/d-day-veterans-award-of-the-legion-dhonneur – for the MOD news story
- https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/d-day-70-application-form-for-award-of-the-legion-dhonneur – for details about how to apply. Once you have opened this last link, follow the next instructions