Veteran honored with RSL badge

HONOURED: A respected member of the community and World War II veteran, Cyril Blackmore was delighted to be honoured with life membership of the Returned and Services League.

WORLD War II veteran Cyril Blackmore was recently honoured in front of his friends and peers when he was awarded his RSL life membership badge.

Cyril was presented with the award by president Bob Sandow at the 101st Mount Gambier Community RSL luncheon.

Mr Sandow said it was a great opportunity to honour the 93-year-old for his continued service to the Mount Gambier community.

“He has been a member of the RSL since 1945 when he joined in Port MacDonnell and over the years he has been a mentor for me and many people like me,” Mr Sandow said.

“When we have had issues at the RSL, Cyril was one of the first to say – ‘I do not have much money, but I can do this for you’ – and we

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