Hemet’s Richard Buxton to be awarded The National Order of The Legion of Honor in the rank of Chevalier Photo courtesy Richard BuxtonThe Village resident Technician Fifth Grade Richard “Dick” Buxton. ■ Chronicle News Service The Government of France is pleased to announce that the two World War II veterans from Southern California listed below have been approved for the award of The National Order of The Legion of Honor in the rank of Chevalier (Knight). The award is the highest honor France bestows on its citizens and foreign nationals. Technician Fifth Grade Richard L. Buxton was born in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania in April 1925. He was inducted into the U.S. Army
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