The Queen’s Own Rifle celebrates the life of M. Jan de Vries
France and the Consulate General of France in Toronto pay tribute to the memory of Mr. Jan de Vries at the ceremony celebrating his life Saturday, July 7, 2012. Mr. de Vries, a war veteran that participated in the Normandy landing of June 1944, passed away last May. A letter from the Consul General of France in Toronto was read by Lieutenant-Colonel Roger Vandomme who then presented it to Mrs. Joanne de Vries. A medallion from the French Parliament was also presented.