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WW II Vet Receives High Honor

Walter Pruiksma, center, wearing his Silver Marechausee Medal, Major Gen. Phillip Churn, Sr., left and Congressman Chris Smith, right, Oct 13, 2018, Manasquan Presbyterian Church. -photo by Art Gallagher

Walter “Rookie” Pruiksma, 95 of Brick, was presented with the Silver Marechausse Award¬†for his heroic actions as a Military Police Officer in France and Belgium during World War II, during a moving ceremony at his church, Manasquan Presbyterian¬†on Saturday afternoon October 13.

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Posted: October 15th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »