Medals Returned to 95-year Old Veteran

Hank Jackson

At the Bomber Command Museum of Canada on Friday, September 16, the medals for Hank Jackson, DFC, which had been missing for 50 years, were returned to him. Hank flew 34 operations as a Halifax rear gunner, and all seven members of his crew received the Distinguished Flying Cross. The weekend's special events included visiting Swedish members of the team involved in the recovery of a Halifax bomber in Swedish waters.

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