MVHS Teacher Helps Solve Mystery of Identity of Soldier on Commemorative Coin

Posted: January 28, 2019

Miramichi Valley High School teacher, Brandon Savage, was part of the team that worked with the Royal Canadian Mint to solve the mystery of the identity of the soldier whose face is portrayed on its 2019 Silver Dollar commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Mr. Savage, the grandson of a soldier of the North Shore Regiment, helped identify the soldier as Private George Herman Baker, a member of No. 3 Platoon of the North Shore Regiment who landed at Juno Beach on June 6, 1944.

As part of thier coverage of this story, Mr. Savage was interview by CBC News. You can watch his interview here: https://youtu.be/Kqr4k64Zk-M