COVID Hits the Local Legion

It’s tough times at the local legion.  Even Remembrance Day services have been cancelled.  The flag will fly at half-mast and wreaths will be laid at the foot of the Cenotaph on November 11th, but there will be no service at the Cenotaph this year.  Legion members are encouraging everyone… Continue reading

COMMENT – November 2019 – We Remember

The next time you are stopped behind a high school bus, look at the students getting off – wearing toques and earphones, joking with friends, or off in a world of their own.  Now picture them in an armed forces uniform. This month, we honour the men and women who,… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – Veterans’ Medals

I would like to inform your readers about two very special medals that are available for our veterans. These are the National Order of the Legion of Honour from France and the Ambassador for Peace Medal from the Republic of Korea. Our veterans of the Second World War and the… Continue reading

Help Honour Local War Veterans

Centreville Presbyterian Church in South Monaghan is the keeper of Millbrook Grace Presbyterian Church’s War Veterans’ Honour Roll.  We are reproducing these Honour Rolls as some soldiers were missed, even after identifying several “Barnardo Home” boys who were old enough to sign up.  We would like to fill in some… Continue reading

Remembrance Day 2018 – Millbrook

Remembrance Day events ensured all generations had the opportunity to recognize and appreciate our armed forces. The Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph was well attended, and members of the 33rd Scout Group including Beavers, Cubs and Scouts joined residents at Centennial Place to pay their respects.