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A medal for Mel

Mel Hargus, second from left, was presented with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Vancouver Naval Veterans Association. From left: Naval Vets Sgt.-At-Arms and Royal Canadian Legion Branch 6 member George Davidge, Mel Hargus, Vancouver Naval Veterans Association president John More, and Branch 6 president Frank Redekop. - Patrick Sharkey photo
Mel Hargus, second from left, was presented with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Vancouver Naval Veterans Association. From left: Naval Vets Sgt.-At-Arms and Royal Canadian Legion Branch 6 member George Davidge, Mel Hargus, Vancouver Naval Veterans Association president John More, and Branch 6 president Frank Redekop.
— image credit: Patrick Sharkey photo

Mel Hargus, second from left, was presented with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Vancouver Naval Veterans Association.

Hargus is a second world war veteran who served on an anti-submarine trawler during the war.

From left: Naval Vets Sgt.-At-Arms and Royal Canadian Legion Branch 6 member George Davidge, Mel Hargus, Vancouver Naval Veterans Association president John More, and Branch 6 president Frank Redekop.

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