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 →
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 →
For Robert McKend, joining the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #402 was a family tradition, and one he is proud to continue. His father Richard led the way, serving in the military during WWI, and his two brothers spend their careers in the Canadian Navy and Airforce arms of the Canadian… Continue reading →
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 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.
Standing in the wind and cold through many past Remembrance Day events has felt like an appropriate discomfort to face to acknowledge the many trials that former and current members of our Armed Forces have undergone on our behalf. Whether you attend a Remembrance Day service or take a quiet… Continue reading →
Recently a book, emails, and photos came into my possession that brought to life someone I knew only as a name on the Millbrook cenotaph: J.S. Arundel. That aristocratic surname (there is a castle in England by this name) has often made me wonder about him. And now I know…. Continue reading →
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The Aces of Harmony, a four-part a cappella men’s chorus, invites all men between the ages of 14 and 88 to join us in song every Monday evening. All men are welcome to join us to discover the joy and challenge of barbershop singing!