Launceston's Ted James receives medallion for WWII service

Ebony Abblitt
By Ebony Abblitt
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:43pm, first published September 30 2020 - 5:33pm
Medal of Honour: WWII veteran Edward 'Ted' James (centre) with son Alan James and Senator Helen Polley. Picture: Phillip Biggs

His mother refused to sign a permission form allowing him to enlist in the army, but that didn't stop Edward "Ted" James from making his dreams of flying planes come true.

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Ebony Abblitt

Ebony Abblitt

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Ebony Abblitt is a features writer at the Examiner in Launceston, with an interest in pets, politics and people. | ebony.abblitt@examiner.com.au