Category Archives: HMS Cockade

Is There a way to Save the Legion?????

Is There a Way to Save the Legion????? Re-Posted on May 20th 2019 by irishroverpei I agree with the general view, the younger veterans really do not appear to show interest in the Legion in its present form. I also … Continue reading

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The Contemptible Legion Behaviour

I have added below a response to my blog dated 6th May 2019. There were several other responses also, but I will just use this one for now, the writer is not a veteran and he is not associated with … Continue reading

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Outrage at legion Pretend Medals.

I’m adding another letter from a veteran, he clearly condemns the prolific use of these pretend legion medals. I whole heartily agree with his outrage, legion medals are out of hand. They are everywhere,  associate members wear them with pride, … Continue reading

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Veteran Care, Then and Now

Here in 2019 there is a constant outcry for better veteran care, better medical treatment and better pensions. However, when I look back to my youth, I have to wonder if there was ever good care for veterans. During my … Continue reading

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A Medaling Affair

A Medaling Affair? Posted on March 30th 2019 by irishroverpei Rate This I wonder if one of the intellects at Dominion or Provincial Commands might wish to answer this very perplexing question about Legion medal policies. I’ll start with the … Continue reading

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Who is to Blame???

I believe asking the question who is to blame is valid. I Don’t think there is one simple or right answer, both veterans and associates have played a part in the legion demise. In 1964 as a young Royal Navy … Continue reading

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Mirage???

Mirage is a naturally occurring optical illusion, (example) often imagined oasis seen by delirious desert travellers craving water. My comparison is the Royal Canadian Legion, a naturally occurring illusion of being there for veterans. They claim they are an organization … Continue reading

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Looking back on the year 2018

This morning 27th December 2018 I was listening to the radio and people phoning in to tell of their New Year resolutions. It made me think if I should be making a new resolution of 2019.? I decide no, I’m … Continue reading

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Men are Happier!

MEN ARE JUST HAPPIER PEOPLE Needs no explanation…and is a fun read no matter your gender Men Are Just Happier People — What do you expect from such simple creatures? Your last name stays put. The garage is all yours. … Continue reading

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Idea for Christmas Stocking Stuffer

Still looking for that elusive Christmas gift for that special person? Please allow me to suggest a copy of my third book “Chapter XXI Armageddon”. This is my first work of fiction and is full of twists and turns. It … Continue reading

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