C’EST LA VIE: Roy Pyrah, with his son Derek, wearing his new Legion of Honour medal from France, at the Lawrence Hargrave Private Hospital. Picture: Adam McLeanAt age 91 and after a career in the navy, D Day veteran and Thirroul resident Roy Pyrah wouldn’t think too much could surprise him.But receiving the Legion of Honour France’s highest decoration for his military service has the old sailor feeling pretty chuffed.Mr Pyrah received the honour via a diplomatic bag about a week ago, special delivery on behalf of French President Emmanuel Macron, for actions he took when he was just 17.Back then, Able Bodied Seaman (Torpedo) Pyrah was one of the heroes of the D Day invasion, when masses of Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, in the key moment of what would begin the liberation of Europe from the Nazis.Roy Pyrah was a young Yorkshireman when he joined the British Royal Navy in 1943 to help Europe in its time of need. He and his shipmates on the HMS Hazelmere had been involved with the deployment and installation of the great mobile harbour breakwalls known as Mulberry Harbours, or more recently, “Phoenix caissons”.
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