Copenhagen Ceremony - Page 3

A reception followed at the Canadian Ambassadors Official Residence where 416 Squadron gave presentations to the family members and others. Some of these included the awarding of the Special Service Medal (with NATO Bar) and certificate of Service to the family of F/O Volfing in recognition of his service to Canada and NATO Forces in Europe in 1954.

   Special presentations were also made to the Lord Mayor of  Copenhagen as a token of the Canadian Government and 416 TAC (F) Squadron’s gratitude for preserving the grave for so long. Further presentations were also made to the Moroccan Ambassador to Denmark. In addition the Canadian Ambassador was made an Honorary Squadron member by LCol Byrne and awarded his flying jacket, name tag "FONZIE", pilots wings and an open invitation to visit 416 TAC (F) squadron to receive a ride in a CF-18 Hornet.

   By WO William Ford, 416 Sqn Historian, Cold Lake.
 Images by Sgt Michel Gilbert i/c 10 FTTS Imaging

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