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Branch 100 Ladies Auxiliary President – Dorothy Worobetz and Ways & Means Chair – Kathy Woodcox held a BBQ to celebrate and appreciate the Legion volunteers on the Ladies Auxiliary and the Ways and Means Committee.  Fun was had by All.

A BIG Thank You to the Brighton Legion Branch 100 Ladies Auxiliary for a successful Veteran’s BBQ. The burgers, dogs, and salads were delicious. Also Thank You to #justlikegranny’s for donating the beautiful cupcakes. 

Branch 100 Comrades visited the World War 2 Commonwealth War Grave Cemetery in Rome Italy on May 28, 2024, and paid our respects to the 22 Canadian Soldiers who are buried there. Each of the 22 graves received poppies placed at their headstones and gratitude was offered to each of them for their sacrifice.  

The Rome War Cemetery is located in the heart of Rome Italy and located by the Aurelian Wall that was built in 271-275 A.D. It is a peaceful and well-maintained cemetery and pays tribute to the sacrifice of 426 military killed in WW2 including our 22 Canadian lads.

2nd Vice President and Veteran Duane Bach places a Poppy Tree at the headstone of Pvt J. Tanghe

Branch Poppy Chair Pam Little places another poppy tree at Pvt E. Namaypoke’s Headstone

Comrade and Veteran Art Little places the Poppy Tree at Lt. G.F. Archibald’s Headstone

Comrade and Veteran Don Halcrow pays Respect to one of our fallen Hero’s.

Below is the list of our Fallen Hero’s…


Highway of Heroes Spring Clean Up 2024 assisted by Royal Canadian Legion Brighton Branch 100 Members

 I would also like to thank you for your generous time to join the HOH clean up team.  For your information if you have any bikers at your Legion, this year HOH motorcycle Ride ( Rumour that it will be the last one) which start from Trenton to Port Hope will be June First, Highway of Heroes with Quilt of Valour Canada will have a pop up tent in Port Hope…. Au Plaisir, Klode Rainville

It’s amazing what you can find…

Thank you to all who have joined our branch in the past few years. We now have over 500 members. We are always looking for volunteers to help us perform the duties required to keep our branch operational, so if you would like to be a volunteer please speak to any of our executives in the branch. We need maintenance, painters, bar stocking, and general help personnel. Help us to provide a Great place to enjoy.

If you wonder what our branch offers, please check our our webpage at rcl100.ca or this face book page or go into the branch and pick up the monthly newsletter with the calendar of events.

Brighton Branch 100 – Mural on North Wall

Branch 100 Comrade Bill Barber thanking Gerald Banting, retired ENSS Art Teacher who worked tirelessly over the last five months to restore the mural on the Branch 100 North wall.  Mr. Banting lead the design and painting of the original mural with his 1997 ENSS Art Class. Gerald holds a photo of his late father who was a WW2 RCAF Mosquito Fighter Pilot. 

For Veterans in Need…. Please utilize the information below….

The free first year of Legion membership program has expanded eligibility to include family of Veterans

How to apply to the Veteran Family Welcome Program and the Veteran Welcome Program

Eligible Family Applicants can fill out an application form online: Click on the Links below

Veteran Family Welcome Program – To Print your Own… Click Below

Veteran Welcome Program.. To Print your own… Click Below

The History of the Royal Canadian Legion Abbreviated

Chapter 84 of the Statutes of Canada 1948, as amended by Chapter 86 of the Statutes of Canada 1951, by Chapter 72 of the Statutes of Canada 1959, by Chapter 83 of the Statutes of Canada 1961, by Chapter 112 of the Statutes of Canada 1975, by Chapter 47 of the Statutes of Canada 1977-78 and by the Statutes of Canada 1980-81.

May 17, 1927 – British Empire Service League (BESL) was formed and is the forerunner to the Royal Canadian Legion.

1948 – An act to incorporate the Royal Canadian Legion Chapter 84 of the Statutes of Canada 1948 this act received parliament approval and became law.

1959 – The name of the Canadian Legion of the British Empire Service League hereinafter called “The Legion”, is changed to The Canadian Legion,

1963 – The name of The Canadian Legion, hereinafter called “The Canadian  Legion” is changed to The Royal Canadian Legion, as it stands today.



To order  Veterans’ licence plates ”Do not go to the Ontario Service Centre”; “You must order them thru Dominion Command”. Any interested party, Click on Button, fill it out, print the form and mail it to Dominion Command the address is at the top right side of form with your $5.00 payment. They will confirm your status and mail the authorized form back to you and then take it to the Ontario Service Centre for receipt of your Veteran Plates

If you are a veteran or active Canadian Armed Forces member

Starting January 1, 2019, veterans and active members of the Canadian Armed Forces who reside in Ontario are able to enjoy free fishing across the province as a token of recognition for their service. In place of an Outdoors Card and recreational fishing licence, veterans and active members will be required to possess and carry one of the following pieces of identification to legally fish in Ontario:

  • Canadian Forces Identification Card (NDI 20);
  • Record of Service Card (NDI 75); or
  • Canadian Armed Forces Veteran’s Service Card (NDI 75).

In accordance with other deemed licences, veterans and active members of the Canadian Armed Forces will need to follow the seasons, quotas and limits associated with a sport fishing licence.

For more information on this initiative, please contact the Natural Resources Information and Support Centre at 1-800-387-7011.

To all Veterans, Military & RCMP.. Read Below…. (this is a good thing)…..

All Serving Military or Retired Veterans and RCMP are welcome to join “Free” for a year.. Explore the benefits, services & the camaraderie the Legion has to offer… at “No Cost”.. “Click On” Button Below to Start…

Branch Members are more than Welcome to put their business cards on the Community bulletin board in the legion for everyone to see.