101-year-old Tommy gets his Arctic Star

Tommy Leonard with  Commodore Dickie Baum
Tommy Leonard with Commodore Dickie Baum

Royal Navy veteran Tommy Leonard has received his Arctic Star medal from Commodore Dickie Baum.

It was presented to him at Savile Park Care Home, Halifax, where Tommy now lives, for his service on the Arctic Convoys during World War Two.

Read his fascinating story in Friday’s Courier.