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  • Peter Slade Book Interview

    Bryan Lutz, Communications Director of BC/Yukon Command assisted by Paul Reid, came to branch 15 to videotape an interview with Peter Slade about his book “Abbotsford Forgotten Soldiers of World War One”.   See the drop down tab under the “News” column  to view the video and obtain details of the book, including some sample stories in the book.

  • 2019 Korean War Memorial Event

    Abbotsford Korean Veterans at Great Korean War Event and Appreciation Luncheon at Consul General’s Residence in Vancouver.

    Branch 15 Veterans of the Korean War and Peacekeeping, John Molnar and Dan Norgaard, attended this event in Vancouver on June 25th.  Please use the drop down tab under the “News” column to get the full story and photos.

  • George Derby & Brock Fahrni Visits

    Veterans and others from George Derby and Brock Fahrni visited the branch today for lunch.  Awards were presented to the branch. ***Click on the drop down tab under the “News” column to see videos and photos.***

  • CANADA DAY PARADE REPORT

    See the photos and videos of our veterans and some of the crowd in the Parade by ******clicking on the drop down tab CANADA DAY REPORT under the “News” column. ********

  • 2019 July Calendar

    ****The July Calendar of Events can be found by clicking its tab under the Events Column.*****

  • New Executive for 2019/2020

    Elections at the Abbotsford Legion branch #15 took place on Sunday May 26th with basically the same executive as the previous year with one new addition.  Please use the drop down tab “New Executive for 2019-2020” tab under the “News” column for the short article and photograph.

    July 7 update:  please use the drop down tab “Leadership” under the “About” column to see an updated fuller list of the Executive.

     

     

  • Our Veterans in CANADA DAY PARADE

    All four Veterans, members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 15, ASM Abbotsford, were in the Parade driven in vintage military vehicles including a restored Canadian World War Two Armoured  Vehicle.

    Your Branch 15 Veterans taking part are CYRIL HOLBROW  (Canadian Army World War Two)   ANDY ANDERSON (Canadian Army World War Two)     JOHN MOLNAR (Royal Canadian Navy Korean War & Peacekeeping)   DAN NORGAARD (Royal Canadian Navy & Peace Time).

    Click the drop down tab under the “News” column to read the biographies of all four of our veterans (our comrades). This Post shows only part of Cyril’s

    VETERANS’ BIOGRAPHIES

    CYRIL HOLBROW World War Two

    Cyril served in the Canadian 1st Infantry Division, 5th Brigade, with the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals.

    Cyril went ashore at JUNO Beach in the D-DAY Landings at Normandy, France, attached to the Calgary Highlanders Regiment.

    He experienced heavy enemy fire when the Highlanders fought at the battle for Caen (pronounced Carn) and later with the Maisonneuve Regiment at the battle for Falaise.

  • CANADA DAY BURGER & BREW

    There was a Burger & Brew for $10.00 on Monday July 1st from 1pm to 5pm with live entertainment. 

    Hopefully you wore your red & white to celebrate with your Comrades.

    Yours in Comradeship,
    Cathy St. John, Branch Administrator,
    Royal Canadian Legion Branch 15 ASM
    ******NOW UNDER “ARCHIVES” column as a drop-down tab. ******

  • Race Day at the Legion

    The Nascar race was  held at Pocono on June 2nd and prizes were won by Steve Williams, Elsie Lukiv and John Sorensen.  Steve was the big winner taking home the Nascar jacket (donated by Sharon Rathbone).  ***See report and photos by clicking on the “Race Day…” drop down tab under the “Archives” column.***

     

  • 861 Silverfox Sq. Annual Review

    The Air Cadets from 861 Silverfox Squadron, Abbotsford, held their Annual Ceremonial Review on Saturday May 25.  ***Click on the drop down under the “Archives” tab***  to see photos taken by Dan Bucar.  President Robert Rohrer presented an award to the successful cadet.  Cathy St. John and Marg Vines were also present.