Colonel Mark Hutchings honoured

On Thursday 10 May 2018 Col Hutchings received the insignia of Knight of the National Order of the L├ęgion of Honour (the highest distinction of the French Republic) from General of the Army, Benoit Puga, Chancellor of the Legion of Honour, at a ceremony in the Embassy of France, Ottawa.

This award recognized his leadership with the Hill 70 Memorial which has erected a monument in Loos-en-Gohelle, France to the memory of the Canadian Corps and its victory at Hill 70 under the command of LtGen Sir Arthur Currie.