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25/09/2019

Sid

Welsh Guard D-Day veteran, Sid Elsbury (Guardsman, 2734113) of Haverfordwest, has been recognised with the highest honour in France by French President Emmanuel Macron.

Sid

The Légion d’Honneur medal was presented to Mr Elsbury by the French Consul of France in Wales Mme Marie Brousseau-Navarro at his home on Saturday 21st September 2019 a week after his 101st birthday and surrounded by his family.

Sid

The Regiment was delighted to be able to arrange the presentation of the Legion d’Honneur and be involved on the day and we salutes Sid’s remarkable achievement.  Sid is an absolute delight to chat to and an immensely proud Welsh Guardsmen who has a tremendously supportive family around him.  We wish good health in this, his 101st year, and for many years to come.

Local media coverage here and here