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Légion d’honneur

Do you know a living Canadian Veteran of the Second World War who served in France? They may be eligible to be awarded the French Légion d’honneur.

The Légion d’honneur is the highest distinction awarded by the French Republic , and they would like to pay tribute to those living Canadian Veterans who took part in the campaign to liberate France, mainly between June 6 and August 31, 1944.

Nomination forms are available. Completed forms can be sent by mail to:

Veterans Affairs Canada
Commemoration Division
66 Slater Street
Ottawa ON  K1A 0P4

Nomination forms can also be sent by email.

Nominations can be submitted by colleagues, associations and family members, and should include details on previously awarded decorations, history of military service, a small biography, and vital statistics.

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