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Royal Canadian Legion by Kathryne Holm

crest of the Royal Canadian Legion

Meeting salutes Legion’s history In honour of Remembrance Day, the history of the island's Royal Canadian Legion and Ladies' Auxiliary will be the focus of the November 8 Salt Spring Historical Society meeting. Kathryne Holm will lead the presentation on Branch 92, which is in its 75th year of serving veterans and the island. “In 1947, the Ladies' Auxiliary of Branch 92 was established to help World War II veterans get started again in their home communities,” explains a press release. “The hardships of veterans were significant, and the Legion and its auxiliary were there to help.” The Royal Canadian Legion's mission is to serve veterans, ex-service persons and their dependents, as well as supporting numerous community activities. Everyone is welcome to the meeting, which begins at 2 p.m. at Central Hall. Tea, coffee, cookies and informal discussion follow

Driftwood November 1, 2006

Accession Number 2006034001 Interviewer Historical Society meeting
Date Nov 8, 2006 Location
Media digital recording mp3