Harry Quarton of Summerland has been informed that he will be receiving the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal from the National Council of Veterans Associations in Ottawa.
Quarton has been a director of the NCVA for 20 years. The organization includes 60 veterans associations across Canada, including Army, Navy, Air Force and RCMP. With this medal Quarton will have received all four of Her Majesty’s medals, the Queen, Silver, Diamond and Jubilee Medals.
Quarton and his wife May are in Palm Springs until early April. He is again involved in the Canadian Forces Tribute which takes place at the Palm Springs Air Museum in early March.