HONOURS AND AWARDS – MAJOR DR MANTELL

HONOURS AND AWARDS - MAJOR DR MANTELL

Chevalier de Legion d’ Honneur - For service to France June – August 1944.
 
This honour has been awarded to those surviving on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. Major Mantell landed on Sword Beach on D Day as a troop leader with the East Riding Yeomanry and served with that regiment until VE Day. He transferred to the 16th/5th Lancers on the disbandment of the Yeomanry regiments at the end of the war.

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