The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
The Diamond Jubilee Medal will mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s accession to the Throne in 1952. This medal is tangible way to recognize outstanding Canadian of all ages and from all walks of life.
Saskatchewan Diamond Jubilee Medal recipients who were presented with their medals by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales in a special ceremony at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building, on May 23, 2012.
Chief Darcy Bear, S.O.M.
Chief Bear is a Saskatchewan leader who is passionate about creating a sustainable future for his community of Whitecap Dakota First Nation. He is responsible for uniting First Nations and non-First Nations people in common goals and has worked diligently with a diverse number of partners to ensure a bright future for his community and for Saskatchewan.
Mr. Brad DeLorey
Mr. DeLorey is a man of vision and a community leader who knows first-hand that people desire a strong quality of life and to have their basic needs fulfilled. Through his career, Mr. DeLorey is instrumental in investing in the global community through philanthropic giving. His vision and leadership in support of those less fortunate is an inspiration to all.
Mrs. Shann Gowan
Ms. Gowan is a leader in the Saskatchewan arts and entertainment scene and a successful business owner with extensive work in communications and graphic design. Her background includes fundraising, marketing, public relations and programming. She is dedicated to attracting, and providing outstanding festival, multicultural and sporting experiences to Swift Current and surrounding area. Ms. Gowan has been honoured with the Lieutenant Governor’s Centennial Medal for Contribution to the Arts and three Tourism Saskatchewan Awards of Excellence.
Mrs. Gerri Moen
Mrs. Moen is the daughter of Quarter Master Sergeant Leonard James Chase who fought at Vimy Ridge during World War I. She is a strong advocate and educator for the importance of remembrance and has taken it as her personal goal to ensure that none of us forget the sacrifices made and the gratitude owed to so many.
Mr. Hewitt Murch
Mr. Murch enlisted and trained in the Royal Navy and Corps of Signals and Wireless and Line Communication and served in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany during World War II. He landed on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944.
November 11, 2011, Mr. Murch was presented with the “Legionnaire of the Year Award” in recognition of more than 60 years of outstanding service to the Legion and to the communities in which he has lived. At the age of 91, Mr. Murch, remains actively involved in community volunteer work.
Mr. Tom Richards
Mr. Richards is a young man who is a passionate supporter and promoter of the Monarchy. He is the Chairman of the Monarchist Youth Network of Canada, is a member of the Royal Commonwealth Society and is a member of the Monarchist League of Canada. Mr. Richards was born and raised in Regina and attended St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, majoring in Political Science with subsidiary in History. Mr. Richards will continue his studies at Oxford University in the fall.