Medal recipient

"Kelly” Carter from Okanagan Falls was awarded the Korean Medal to commemorate the 60th anniversay of the Korean War.

At a recent ceremony held in Kelowna “Kelly” Carter from Okanagan Falls was awarded the Korean Medal to commemorate the 60th anniversay of the Korean War.  Two members of the Korean Embassey in Vancouver made the presentation

At a recent ceremony held in Kelowna “Kelly” Carter from Okanagan Falls was awarded the Korean Medal to commemorate the 60th anniversay of the Korean War. Two members of the Korean Embassey in Vancouver made the presentation

At a recent ceremony held in Kelowna “Kelly” Carter from Okanagan Falls was awarded the Korean Medal to commemorate the 60th anniversay of the Korean War. Two members of the Korean Embassey in Vancouver made the presentation, and six Legion members went with Kelly to witness this honor. Kelly, who is 83, served with the Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantery, and was for a while attached to the Parachute Regiment. He joined in 1948 and was sent to Korea in 1951. When he left the military he served for a while with the Calgary Police. After retirement Kelly came to B.C. and found his way to Okanagan Falls, where he is an active member of Legion #227.