Veteran Harry Hopkins Honoured at 19th Annual “Honouring Our Local Veterans” Ceremony

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Harry Hopkins of Tobermory was one of twelve veterans recently honoured at annual “Honouring Our Local Veterans” ceremony.
Submitted by Shirley Johnstone

Harry Hopkins of Tobermory was one of twelve veterans honoured at the 19th Annual “Honouring Our Local Veterans” ceremony, on Sunday October 27, 2019. The ceremony was held at the Owen Sound Legion.

Harry joined the Canadian Armoured Corps in September 1939. He served in England and Continental Europe and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

Following his discharge, Harry operated a Tour Boat. In 1951 he was hired as a Light Keeper at Cabot Head Lighthouse, where he served until 1982.