Bravery medal for Ben Wiebe

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

wiebe1Leading Seaman Ben Wiebe of Aylmer, left, a military police officer at Canadian Forces Base Kingston, received a Medal of Bravery from Governor General David Johnston at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Friday, June 26.

He was hailed for his part in helping save a disturbed man who had doused himself in gasoline and was threatening to set himself on fire in February of 2013. His partner, Master Corporal Garet Avery, was also awarded a bravery medal.

Read more in the July 1 print edition or the online e-edition.

Photography by : Sgt Ronald Duchesne, Rideau Hall ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada represented by the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General, 2015.

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