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Bert Winterburn

Bert Winterburn Good Citizen Award 2012Bert has been an active volunteer for over 30 years.  He is one of the most dedicated and knowledgeable in the volunteer community.  Bert is an expert in period authenticity and military history.  Volunteering at numerous events over the years, Bert has made his own indelible stamp, impressing visitors at Fort William Historical Park with his willingness to share his considerable knowledge, demonstrating his talents with black powder and period crafts.  Bert has demonstrated remarkable versatility, in portraying both a period soldier and heritage artisan. 

Bert has provided 30 years of dedicated volunteer service.  He has the reputation of being dependable, reliable and cooperative. He has always been readily available when his talents are required, especially lending his hand to a colourful musket salute, often at short notice, for VIP visits.  Bert is an important member of the volunteer community at Fort William Historical Park.