Category Archives: HMS Cockade

To Dominion Command

After several attempts I finally managed to send the attached email, at least three Dominion email addresses failed? Now its just a matter of waiting to see if anyone responses? Fw: Legion Medals? Yesterday, 3:44 PM asiew@legion.ca I’m sure this … Continue reading

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As another Remembrance Day draws near

Soldiers Pride!!!!!Is this another private company attempting to profit from the Poppy, if so, its clear they got the idea from our phoney medal bedecked associate Legion members Below are some of the reasons why the RCL is in such … Continue reading

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Soldiers Pride Poppy Brooch

First time I have come across this “Soldiers Pride” and it looks like an American company that sells military banners, posters flags etc. If this is correct I have to wonder how they have come by the commercial rights to … Continue reading

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Membership Again —Follow Up

I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised by the reaction to yesterday’s blog by Christopher Richardson. Chris set himself up as the great legion defender, perhaps we should call him Richardson the Lion Heart of the legion? However, after he accused … Continue reading

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Membership Again!!!

At the recent national meeting of the Royal Canadian Legion, they dragged out that well worn (chesnut) excuse for declining membership numbers. According to the legion the number of veterans in the country are falling! Hmm! to the best of … Continue reading

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An Oldie but a Goodie

I first posted this two years ago, but thought it was time for a rerun! A New Legion Tactic — Intimidation. Posted on August 25, 2016 by irishroverpei Rate This Please read the letter below sent from a fellow veteran … Continue reading

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Stolen Valour – Treatment of Veterans

It seems we see more and more of these phonies popping up these days. Stolen Valour appear to be doing a good job spotting them, but what about the legion branches?. Are they just so intent on recruiting new members … Continue reading

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A Pressing Naval Matter

Posted on 3rd July 2018 by irishroverpei At age 15 joining the Royal Navy as a Boy Seaman at HMS Ganges was to say the least, a very steep learning curve. Apart from learning all the necessary marching skills, wearing … Continue reading

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Legion Membership Requirements????????NONE

It appears there are no requirements to join the legion these days, anyone( not in jail) can join and wear the legions vast array of tin medals. No wonder veterans are avoiding the legion like the plague. One of the … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour

A Little Sunday Humour Posted on May 27th 2018 by irishroverpei A traveling salesman broke down on the bad side of town one evening after a long day of door-to-door sales. After calling AA from mobile, he decided to wait … Continue reading

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