Témoignages d'anciens combattants:
Doug Cavener

Armée

  • For saving a German civilian from a burning car Doug Cavener was the first Royal Canadian Regiment soldier to receive the Member of the Order of Military Merit for bravery.

    For saving a German civilian from a burning car Doug Cavener was the first Royal Canadian Regiment soldier to receive the Member of the Order of Military Merit for bravery.
  • The pin which displays Doug Cavener's name was at times part of proper attire.

    The pin which displays Doug Cavener's name was at times part of proper attire.
  • Two sets of dog tags. The top set was made while Doug Cavener was stationed in Cyprus, and features a decorative United Nations crest and his regimental crest.

    Two sets of dog tags. The top set was made while Doug Cavener was stationed in Cyprus, and features a decorative United Nations crest and his regimental crest.
  • This article outlines the course of events that led to Doug Cavener being awarded the Member Military Merit for bravery. The German saved from the burning car was a civilian.

    This article outlines the course of events that led to Doug Cavener being awarded the Member Military Merit for bravery. The German saved from the burning car was a civilian.
  • This letter advises Doug Cavener that the actions which earned him "Driver of the Month" have also earned him the title Member of the Order of Military Merit.

    This letter advises Doug Cavener that the actions which earned him "Driver of the Month" have also earned him the title Member of the Order of Military Merit.
  • Doug Cavener's medals (left to right): MILITARY: Member of the Order of Military Merit, NATO Special Service Medal, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, UN Force in Cyprus Medal, Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal, Canadian Forces Decoration. LEGION: 75th Anniversary Medal, Past Officer Medal, Past Branch President Medal (with 2nd year clasp).

    Member of the Order of Military Merit, NATO Special Service Medal, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, UN Force in Cyprus Medal, Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal, Canadian Forces Decoration, Legion medals.
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