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 Russia award Ingleby Care Home resident for WWII service

Russia award Ingleby Care Home resident for WWII service

By 2nd November, 2016 Press Releases No Comments

Russia award Teesside care home resident for WWII service RUSSIA has recognised a Teesside World War II veteran for services on the “Arctic Convoys” in 1944 – named the “worst journey in the world” by Winston Churchill.

93-year-old John Podzukites, who lives at Ingleby Care Home, Ingleby Barwick, has been awarded the Medal of Ushakov by the Russia Federation.

Born in South Bank, Middlesbrough, John joined merchant vessel Fort Vercheres in March 1944, tasked with delivering essential…

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