Arctic veterans awarded medals

Veterans from our region will be among those today finally receiving service medals for running the Arctic Convoys to Russia during the Second World War.

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Arctic Star medal at last for WWII veteran commander

Commander Eddie Grenfell has spoken of his pride at the end of his sixteen-year-long campaign for himself and his colleagues to receive official recognition for their role in the Arctic Convoys of World War Two.

The 93-year-old commander said he was just sorry for his colleagues who had died before the medals were awarded.

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