War veteran honoured with medal

A war veteran who risked his life to help liberate France from the Nazi's during the Second World War has been awarded for his efforts.

Saturday, 23rd December 2017, 5:10 pm
Updated Saturday, 23rd December 2017, 5:15 pm

Jimmy McAdam, 93, was a lorry driver with the Royal Engineers during the war.His role saw him deployed to Normandy, where he delivered much-needed supplies to troops in France, Belgium and Holland. It was a task which put him in extreme danger but he continued to carry out the task asked of him.At the weekend, his efforts and part he played in helping to liberate France from the Nazi’s was recognised when he was presented with France’s highest decoration - The Légion d’honneur.

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