April 9, 2017
Presentation of Meritorious Service Decoration (Civil Division)
LILLE, FRANCE—Today, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented a Meritorious Service Medal (Civil Division) to Mr. Michel Le Baron during a private ceremony in Lille, France.
Michel Le Baron, M.S.M.
Meritorious Service Medal (Civil Division)
Michel Le Baron was one of the key drivers behind the Comité Juno Canada Normandie, a French organization that co-ordinates ceremonies commemorating the contribution of Canadian soldiers to the war effort in France. Dedicated to strengthening the ties between France and Canada, the organization aims to raise awareness in future generations of the war efforts and sacrifices of Canadians.