French Legion of Honour Letter 2015

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Embassy of France in New Zealand

The Ambassador
No 713827 / AMB

Wellington, 27 July 2015

Dear Mr Collett,

I have the pleasure to inform you that you have been awarded the French Legion of Honour by the President of the French Republic for your actions during the war .

I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you for this well-deserved decoration.

As I am planning on visiting Hawke’s Bay around the month of October- November, I am considering organizing on that occasion an award ceremony for several Veterans.

My assistant, Mrs Nathalie Parant, will be soon in contact with you for the details.

She can also be reached at (04) 384 2555 or [email protected]

I look forward to meeting with you.

Florence Jeanblanc-Riser

34-42 Manners Street, PO Box 11-343, WELLINGTON 6142
Tel: 64 (0) 3 384 25 55, Fax: +64 (0) 4 384 25 77

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