Southwest Wake News

July 14, 2014

Apex vet receives Legion of Honor

An Apex veteran has received the Legion of Honor, France’s highest honor.

An Apex veteran has received the Legion of Honor, France’s highest honor.

Gunner’s mate 3rd Class John MacNaughton of Apex helped protect landing craft during the Normandy invasion.

MacNaughton was one of 10 veterans who received the honor on Friday. Two were from Wake County.

The Legion of Honor was founded by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802.

Staff writer Bruce Henderson

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