South Korea Honors Canadian War Hero on Stamp
According to the article, Lane's daughter, Cathy Lane, said the family was "extremely pleased" with South Korea's remarkable postal tribute as were representatives of Canada's "ever-dwindling" community of Korean War veterans.
Bill Black, head of the Ottawa branch of the Korean Veterans' Association, is quoted as saying the depiction of Lane in the two stamps is a one-of-a-kind honour reserved for a centenarian ex-serviceman who was close to 40 when he served in Korea.
Lane, who headed a unit of the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers during the Korean War, was hailed during a ceremony for playing "a highly significant role in restoring peace and freedom to the Republic of Korea."
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