South Korea Honours Canadian Soldier with Stamp

\"\"South Korea has given  a unique honour on Canada\’s oldest surviving veteran of the Korean War, issuing a then-and-now set of stamps showing Maj. Campbell \”Cam\” Lane as he appeared during the 1950-53 war alongside a portrait of the 99-year-old Ottawa man – military medals proudly displayed – at the veterans\’ home where he lives today.A top official from the East Asian country\’s veterans ministry visited Lane on Friday to express South Korea\’s \”most fervent thanks\” for his service as commander of an engineers\’ corps during the Cold War conflict and to recognize his upcoming 100th birthday on July 5.Lane was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. and also served in the Second World War.

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