Military Memorial of Edwin Retallick added Millbrook Legion Wall of Honour

Military Memorial of Edwin Retallick added Millbrook Legion Wall of Honour
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  Last month, a new display was unveiled in the Memorabilia room of the Millbrook Legion.  A shadow box containing a military jacket and two military caps owned by the late Edwin Reid Retallick of Millbrook is now mounted in the display room. Born in 1923, Retallick grew up in … Continue reading

WWII Vet Travelled with Bomb in his Pocket

WWII Vet Travelled with Bomb in his Pocket
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In 1940, Ab Sinyard was approaching eighteen years of age in his home town of Deere Lake just outside Cornerbrook, Nfld.  His mother ran the local hotel and times were tight, so as soon as he was eligible, he enlisted with the Royal Air Force.  At the time, Newfoundland was … Continue reading

Remembrance Day Events

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Remembrance Day Banquet at the Legion on Saturday, Nov. 4th at 6 pm Bethany Cenotaph Service on Sunday, November 5th in Bethany at 1:30 pm Millbrook Cenotaph Service on Saturday, November 11th in Millbrook at 10:45 am Remembrance Day Service on Saturday, November 11th at Centennial Place at 1:30 pm

Our Debt of Gratitude to our Armed Forces Members

Our Debt of Gratitude to our Armed Forces Members
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The next time you are stopped behind a high school bus, take a look at the students getting off- wearing earphones, joking with friends, or off in a world of their own.  Now imagine them in an armed forces uniform.  Young men like the late Clarence Munroe, Bailieboro resident Bill … Continue reading

Spontaneous Decision Prompted Bellinger’s Enlistment in WWII

Spontaneous Decision Prompted Bellinger’s Enlistment in WWII
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For the late Cavan veteran Clarence Munro, joining the Armed Forces in Halifax in 1939 was the best option available.  At sixteen years of age, he had lost his parents and was supporting himself with the occasional casual work paying $1 for a ten-hour shift.  The Canadian Armed Forces were … Continue reading