18 December 2017
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Ushakov medals presented to British veterans of the Arctic Convoys in Leeds

On 21 October Third Secretary of the Russian Embassy Elizaveta Vokorina, Attaché of the Russian Embassy Mr Oleg Shor, Attaché of the Russian Embassy Elena Gorshkova and Assistant Naval Attaché Commander Dmitry Sharapov presented the Ushakov medals to British veterans of the Arctic Convoys at a ceremony in Leeds.
Participants of the ceremony, which took place at Leeds City Hall, were warmly welcomed by The Lord Mayor of Leeds Gerry Harper. Speaking on behalf of the Russian Government, Mrs Elizabeth Vokorina thanked the veterans for their invaluable contribution to the defeat of Nazi Germany.
Over 100 guests, including veterans’ families, representatives of the local authorities and press took part in the ceremony.

Nationals of the United Kingdom awarded the Ushakov Medal on 21 October 2016 in Leeds

ANNETT John Muskett
ASHTON Ronald Ernest
CARR Ronald George
CORDEN Edwin
DENBY Ralph Nettleton
FAY Claude
FIRTH Arthur
HODGSON John
INGALL
Albert Kenneth
LOCKWOOD Joseph Herbert
MAEER Cyril
MALLINSON Gordon
MATHIESON Robert McCallum
MAUNDRILL William Thomas
MCWILLIAM Alexander Frederick
MELLER Frank
MELLOR Geoffrey
NORRIS Keith
PITT Frank Henry
RAISTRICK John Charles
SCOTT Milton
SOWDEN Stanley
STORER William Burden
WALL John Thomas
WARRILLOW James Alfred
WIGGINS Philip Edward
WILLIAMS Thomas Henry

 





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