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Local Retired Navy Officer Awarded Queen’s Jubilee Medal

M.P. Cornect

By M.P. Cornect

On 27 June 2012 LCommander (Ret) Pat Cornect was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Royal Canadian Naval Association (RCNA) Sarnia in recognition of his contributions to the RCNA and country. Since retiring Pat has been a member of the RCNA Sarnia Branch where he serves as an active Director, and as such, he has spearheaded a number of initiatives and has chaired several working committees including the recent Battle of the Atlantic Memorial Service. Originally from Halifax, Pat served 35 years in the Royal Canadian Navy (Regular Force) as a Communications and Electronics Engineer. He and his wife Irene retired to Petrolia in 2005.

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