INTRODUCING VETERAN NORMAND MARION

At the time of his retirement, Master Warrant Officer Normand (MWO) had already served our country for more than forty years. He recalls being recruited to the Army (infantry) with promises of jumping out of airplanes and seeing the world. His interest was with the Photographic Technician trade, and seven years into service his wish came to pass. Can we picture our Comrade with shoulder-length curly hair? His early days included sporting a new haircut plus the discipline of learning to work as a member of a team. As the years unfolded, Comrade Normand qualified to perform a variety of tasks on a wide array of weapons plus he engaged in training for winter and jungle warfare, and as a radi

REMEMBRANCE WEEK 2018 IN COLDWATER

The month of November saw much activity at the Coldwater Legion, focused for the most part on Remembrance and Veterans appreciation. Remembrance Week began with a Branch Colour Party taking part in a special Remembrance Service on Sunday November 4th at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Then our annual Remembrance Day ceremony was held at the Cenotaph on the 11th. It was very well attended despite a weather forecast of chilling temperature and snow squalls. Thank you to all who attended. This year's ceremony was particularly significant since we commemorated the 100th anniversary of the signing of the 1918 Armistice that put an end to the Great War. In Coldwater, we marked this importan

VETERANS APPRECIATION DINNER 2018

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater held its annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner on Saturday November 3rd. The event was well attended by Legion members, supporters, dignitaries, and of course Veterans. We would like to thank all who attended and all who contributed in so many ways to make the event the success that it was. This year's dinner concluded with a special musical feature provided by the Georgian Sound Big Band. A special thank-you goes to the members of the Branch's Ladies Auxiliary who, once again, put together a wonderful meal and took care of so many details in the setting up. And thank you to the Air Cadets from 724 "Midland Lions" Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron,

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