Medal For Light Keeper

Bridgewater Bulletin, July 31, 1923.

Lunenburg, July 29- Uriah Young, the light house keeper of thirty-six years at Chester Ironbound Island, of Chester Bay ,was yesterday presented with a medal, awarded by the Imperial Government for faithful and meritorious service. The presentation was made at Lunenburg by the Marine Department ,through which medium the Imperial Government had transmitted the honour for Mr. Young. The occasion for the presentation was just previous to the starting of the motor drive for the sailors and the ceremony was held on the parade. The sailors of the two warships formed up to one side of the platform as a sort of informal guard of honour.

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