Author Archives: Nick Veldt

From the Branch – June 14

Jun 14, 2017 @ 08:21 At the Branch, we had our June meeting and now we will meet again in September. And once again D-Day passed without almost a whisper, because our ranks are really getting small and you need members for a parade. Too bad because I remember that day in 1944 that brought hope to all the occupied ...

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From the Branch – May 3

May 3, 2017 @ 07:54 So there went April and besides Easter and some extra snow nothing much to talk about. Now here comes May and look that BIG stuff to think about and first of all naturally the 72nd. anniversary of the end of WW2 in Europe. Looking at the news from overseas they are really getting ready for 2020 ...

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From the Branch – April 26

Apr 26, 2017 @ 09:55 Another week and we will be in May, but first our Ladies Auxiliary will have a luncheon on Thursday April 27th from 11.30 till 1.00 pm serving Perogies with Bacon and onions.  And Beef macaroni soup. Or veggies with dip. For the low price of $10.00.   With May coming we will once again remember the ...

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From the Branch – April 12

Apr 12, 2017 @ 07:11 Just think about it 25,000 Canadians celebrating a battle which happened 100 years ago. In France at the Vimy Ridge were our young men between 16 and 30 years old had volunteered to get involved and made Canada what it is today, and about 5,000 killed in 2 days and 7,000 wounded. Could this still happen ...

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From the Branch – April 5

Just imagine 100 years ago, a few thousand Canadians died at Vimy Ridge to put a end to WW1. Then their sons and daughters had to die in the thousands to do it all over again in WW2. Now many  of our sons and daughters are now serving to keep the peace in a world that may not want peace. ...

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