Remembrance Day in Lake Cowichan

The Royal Canadian Legion Lake Cowichan Branch No. 210 Remembrance Day Program, Wednesday, Nov. 11

  • Nov. 4, 2015 7:00 a.m.
Sam Jones

Sam Jones

The Royal Canadian Legion Lake Cowichan Branch No. 210 Remembrance Day Program, Wednesday, Nov. 11

Lake Cowichan Branch No. 210 of the Royal Canadian Legion cordially invites all members of Branch #210, serving and ex-service personnel, service clubs, fraternal organizations, youth groups and the general public to take part in and/or attend the Remembrance Day Parade and service at the cenotaph on Wednesday, Nov. 11.

Members should wear legion dress, beret and service medals.

• 10:30 a.m.: Parade forms at firehall

• 10:50 a.m.: Parade moves off in column of route

• 10:55 a.m.: Parade arrives at the Cenotaph where the ceremony starts. Guard of Honour: The Admiral Mainguy Sea Cadets and the Royal Canadian Air Cadets No. 744 (Cowichan ) Squadron.

Master of Ceremonies: Mike Eckert; Parade Commander: Suzanne Jones; Padre: Padre Ben Yablonski; Piper: Frank Nichol; Band: Cowichan Valley Pipes & Drums

Following the service:

Hot chocolate and hot dogs will be provided to participating youth groups in the Lower Hall of the Legion. In the event of adverse weather, youth leaders are asked to ensure their groups are adequately dressed.

A request to motorists: The Royal Canadian Legion, respectfully request that people refrain from parking their vehicles on Gordon Road by the cenotaph and Central Park to South Shore Road until the ceremony is over.


Royal Canadian Legion Lake Cowichan Branch No. 210, veterans and serving members 2015:


D.W. Anderson, Ed Bonenfant, Peter Guy, Hank Henry, Michael Hodgins, Mike Kuchirka, Bradley Law, Aimee Lefloch, Steve Lumb, Harold Mayea, Dennis Middlemiss, Donald Nelson, George Nitschkie, Victor Savitsky, Robert Simpson, Marvin Stevens, Dan Whitely,                    Dwight Wilcox


Ron Black, Dan Born, Charles Burridge, John Coghlan, Richard Elliott, James Humphrey, Philip Jones, Suzanne Jones, Garnet King, David Lang, Ron Larone, Robert McCallum, Earl McIntyre, Blake Meanley, Murray Nelson, Peter Van Buiten, Michael White

Air Force:

James Broughton, Thomas Brown, Velma Burke, Robert Cumming, Alan Jarvis, Gerald Kirker, David Middlemost, John O’Reilly, Neil Peters, Richard Repesse, Ed Salter, Canadian Coast Guard:, William Cheal


Dolores McMillan, Ethel Wort

Other Allies:

Anthony Bond – British Army, William Dustow – Royal NZ Army, Paul Gardiner, Michael Hobkirk – South African Infantry, Fred Neault – Royal Corps of Transport, Kai Sorenson – Royal Danish Air Force, Muriel Thomas – British Seaman, Ron Wallace – Royal Air Force


Warren Potter, Larry Olson


Dave Adams, Troy Douglas, Karl Foster, Roger Grosskleg, Sharon Irving, Teresa LeFloch, Patricia Mann, Charles Meanley, Jason Nickel, Ken Nicholson, Merv Winters

Last Post:

Roy Andrews, Gary Dickey