Rt. Rev. Thomas A. Corston, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Moosonee, will be presented with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Ontario Command of the Royal Canadian Legion on April 13.
Bishop Corston, who was born and raised in Chapleau, the son of Frances (Jardine) and the late Henry Corston, serves as Chaplain to the Ontario Command of the Legion. For many years, he was the padre of Legion Branch 72 in Sudbury, when he was rector of the Church of the Epiphany.
He was elected Bishop of Moosonee in 2010. St. John's Anglican Church, Chapleau, which he attended,and where he was ordained deacon, is part of the diocese.
Upon learning the news, Bishop Corston posted on his Facebook page: "Just been informed that I am to be presented with the Queen's Jubilee Medal by the Ontario Command of the Royal Canadian Legion on April 13th. Very humbling. I am mindlful of the sacrifices made by my father, wounded at Caen, France in 1944 and all Veterans past and present."
"At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them", he added.