A Display Created by Salt Spring Archives
and shown at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 92, November 2015

Legion Display

Explore the Display Panels

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Off to War

Panel 1
Panel 2

Panel 3



"The Ones Who
Have to Pay"*

Salt Spring Islanders who went to War

Panel 4
Panel 5
Panel 6


Paul Bion
in the 1st World War

From the Archives' extensive Bion collection

Panel 7
Panel 8
Panel 9  


Salt Spring Remembers

The War Shrine, The Cenotaph
and WW1 Statistics

Panel 10
Panel 11
Panel 12

*The title of this section and poems in the display by Kenneth George Halley are from the book by Robert Ratcliffe Taylor: "The Ones Who Have to Pay: The Soldier-Poets of Victoria BC in the Great War, 1914-1918." Trafford, 2013.

The Archives would like to thank the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 92, for hosting this display and helping to set it up.