Mexborough veteran receives medal

Artic medal recipient Frank Garbutt, aged 89, is pictured with Labour leader Ed Milliband at the Mexborough Resource Centre where the presentation took place.
Artic medal recipient Frank Garbutt, aged 89, is pictured with Labour leader Ed Milliband at the Mexborough Resource Centre where the presentation took place.

World War Two veteran Frank Garbutt has received his Arctic Star medal from Labour leader Ed Miliband.

The 89-year-old, of Coronation Court, Mexborough, got the newly minted medal on Friday for his role on ships which transported supplies to the Soviet Union during the conflict.