Daily Archives: 19th June 2017

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JULY 31: a general view of the Arctic Star medal awarded to Edwin Leadbetter, 92, from Glasgow
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One Degree of Separation

A hero of the Arctic convoys in World War II who missed out on a medal because he was one degree too far south is finally to get his award. Edwin Leadbetter, 92, was outraged he did not get the Arctic Star and the prestigious Ushakov Medal for his services to Russia in the dangerous…

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