Capt Beatty Presentation of Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal * Présentation au Capt Beatty de la Médaille du jubilé de diamant de la Reine Elizabeth II

Capt Peter Beatty was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada in a ceremony conducted in the Senate Chambers on Saturday, Jun 23, 2012 . His Excellency the Governor General presented eight Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals to deserving St. John volunteers, representing the diversity of the membership of St. John across Canada.


Capt Beatty also received his Letters Patent from Dr. Forrest Pass (Saguenay Herald) from the Chancellery of Honours in a ceremony conducted in the Ottawa Army Officers’ Mess on 26 Jun 2012. Grants of armorial bearings are honours from the Canadian Crown that provide recognition for Canadian individuals and corporate bodies and the contributions they make both in Canada and elsewhere. Called letters patent, the official document includes the final artistic illustration of the armorial bearings accompanied by a legal text. Signed by the appropriate officials, the seal of the Canadian Heraldic Authority is applied and the grant is entered in the Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges of Canada, and the official notice of the grant is published in Part I of the Canada Gazette.

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