St Helena Online

Tristan da Cunha: islanders get their jubilee medals

Jubilee medals have belatedly been presented to people on Tristan da Cunha, after a beach tragedy led islanders to delay or cancel commemorations of the Queen’s 60 years on the British throne.

Medals have been awarded to 31 Tristanians, mostly for sea and mountain rescue service. Golden jubilee medals were also presented – ten years late – to police officers Connie Glass, Edward Glass and Lorraine Repetto. Visit www.tristandc.com to read more.

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