Captain John Wilkin served in WWII with the 'Lord Strathcona's Horse'
( Royal Canadians ), and won the Military Cross for his performance
at the Fosso Munio river in Italy, December 20th 1944.
On November 13th 1945, he was presented his medal in person
by King George VI. There were only 678 MC's awarded to
Canadian soldiers in WWII. Sadly, John Wilkin passed
December 9th 2013.........
1 - Captain Wilkin - 1st on left - with the LAD ( Light Aid Detachment )
2 - Celebrating his MC with his tank crew and a bottle of vino.
3 - Captain Wilkin - front row, 2nd on right - with tanks
'Ram' and 'Rod' - Holland 1945,
4 - Captain Wilkins' medals,
5 - In uniform at war's end with 'Royal Canadian Electrical
& Mechanical Engineers' ( RCEME ) insignia,