Category Archives: military

Where our Poppy Money Goes?????

I realize we are into the Christmas Season and probably most people do not want to hear more rants about the Legion. Nevertheless, there are many hurting veterans out there for which Christmas will not be a good time as … Continue reading

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The Legion Continues in Silence?????

Another Letter from another Veteran, one of so many dissatisfied and angry ex-legion members. Please read below Can someone please tell me how this helps the legion when a Command service officer breaches his office ? MIKE BURGESS AND DAVID … Continue reading

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A Little Serious this Sunday, Actually very Serious

This is a long letter but one that needs to be read by all Canadian Citizens. November 27th, 2017 Dear Mr. Trudeau, A veteran is someone who, at one point in their life wrote a blank cheque made payable to … Continue reading

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The Palace Guard, not before time.

I was delighted to hear that the Royal Navy have been finally selected to mount guard at Buckingham Palace and the other Royal residences. Its not before time, we are after all, the Senior Service. Thinking back to my days … Continue reading

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Me vs Legion, part two!!!

Its difficult to understand the silence of the Legion Leadership Commands!! Yesterday I sent my daily blog (Me vs Legion) to both Dominion Command and PEI Provincial Command. However, like the many other blog posts I have forwarded to them, … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion?

From: Reg Murphy _ Date: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 at 3:08 PM Subject: Re: Quiz To: Robby McRobb > Good morning Robby from Morewood, Ontario. Reference your comment/opinion below which you are entitled to (and continue to harp on); in … Continue reading

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To Dominion-Provincial Commands?

The photo of this very smart little boy should speak volumes to the leadership of the Royal Canadian Legion. Please tell me which photo you think portrays “Pride-Honour-Remembrance and Respect for our Veterans???????   If you think its Tom Eagles, … Continue reading

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We Will Remember Them.

IN FLANDERS FIELDS POEM The World’s Most Famous WAR MEMORIAL POEM By Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and in the sky The larks still bravely … Continue reading

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The End of the Anderson Shelter?

Moving to Padstow, a tiny fishing village in Cornwall. Restricted Zone. Ben arrived home for a short visit at Easter and was appalled to see the extent of destruction in our neighbourhood. Concerned for our safety, when he returned to … Continue reading

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Anderson Shelters and a Bomb that didnt Explode

1943 -44  Living in Seven Kings, a suburb  of London As the war dragged on, it seemed that every night we were roused from our beds to go to the shelter. We were so very tired – tired of war, … Continue reading

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