"Royal Canadian Legion Branch 242" - Barriere, British Columbia
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The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 242 in Barriere is located at 4673 Shaver Road.
Waymark Code: WM1129M
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 08/03/2019
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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"Memoriam eorum retinebimus"
"We Will Remember Them"

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 242 in Barriere received their Charter on February 3, 1953 and signed up 43 members. In 2018, they celebrated the 65th anniversary.

In June, Diamond Forever a Celebration of Neil Diamond was hosted by the Barriere Legion and afterwards a steak dinner was served. They also have dances, family events, meat draw, bingo, poker night and many other events.

Members offer support and assistance to local veterans and their families with programs offered through the national organization.

The branch is involved with the Remembrance Day event and the Poppy promotion. They also provide services for fallen comrades at funerals and other local and regional events.

At one corner of the Legion is a war cairn that honors:

2001 - 2011
Nato - UN
Peace Keeping
Korean War
1950 - 1953
World War II
1939 - 1945
World War I
1914 - 1918
Boar War
1899 - 1902

Street address: 4673 Shaver Road

Year the building was constructed.: 1952

Activities: Friday or Saturday socials

Hall rental: No

Can headgear be worn inside?: Didn't ask

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