Category Archives: hms ganges

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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HMS GANGES. Memories

HMS Ganges Boys Training Camp Posted on 21st June 2018 HMS Ganges located near the village of Shotely, the proud centre piece of this famous/infamous boys training base was the 143 ft Mast. I was talking with another Ganges boy … 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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The Canadian Legion’s Lack of Vision

I have come to the conclusion that Dominion Command and probably several Provincial Commands have only one interest in life and that is in protecting their own little empires. It is evident to many that these command elites have the … Continue reading

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The Royal Navy and Me

The Royal Navy & Me Now available as an E-Book, go to http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/irishrover This is a story told through the eyes of a young sailor who joined the Royal Navy in 1955 as a Boy Seaman 2nd class, the absolute … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour

A husband and wife had four boys. The odd part of it was that the older three had red hair, light skin, and were tall, while the youngest son had black hair, dark eyes, and was short. The father eventually … Continue reading

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Letter to editor Friday 16th Mar 2018——. Reality Check???

With a name like Bond this guy must be licensed to dupe! Reality check clarifies what,007  ..?? Legion clarifies benefits issue The Guardian (Charlottetown)March 16, 2018 In your Letters to the Editor section this week, the question of help provided … Continue reading

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The writing is on the wall.

Shortly after last weeks rude phone call from my legion representative (Meaghan Rockman) and after my stress levels returned to a more normal level I decided to write Dominion Command. It was possibly because of the medications I’m on, but … Continue reading

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Tignish Legion Disgrace

Last night on CBCCompass(22 January 2018) I watched and listened as Stephen Gallant branch president apologies for the unpleasant incident that took place at his branch last Wednesday. He said how very sorry he was and mentioned more and better … Continue reading

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