Remember our heroes: This 1940s photo of Ponoka airman, Flying Officer John Hedrich, also features medals earned while on the flight crew for the Royal Canadian Air Force. Hedrich’s story is immortalized on the Canadian Virtual War Memorial and includes stories and photos of his service. Hedrich was killed while in Europe and his widow was awarded the Silver Star (medal on the right). Hedrich’s story is yet to be told by the Broncs World Tour but his name is on the list for the high school historical Cenotaph project. Photo submitted

PHOTO: Remembering our Ponoka military

This photo features John Hedrich who died in Europe while serving with the RCAF.

This photo features John Hedrich who died in Europe while serving with the RCAF.

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