Surrey: A 98 year old world war veteran residing in Surrey resident has reported a break and enter at his residence located in the 14200 block of 56th Avenue on May 30 in which five of the victim’s World War II service and honour medals as well as a framed certificate of appreciation for his dedicated service were stolen. The Surrey RCMP’s investigation so far has failed to locate a suspect in this theft.
“While we are looking for anyone with information regarding this crime, we are also appealing to the person responsible to do the right thing and return the irreplaceable belongings of a Canadian war veteran,” says Surrey RCMP Cpl. Bert Paquet. “Although of little value to anyone else, the sentimental value of these medals is priceless to this war hero and his family.”