The building shown here in 1953 was brought to Port Elgin from the Port Albert airport in 1947.
The burning of the mortgage on the building was the highlight of a joyous Legion banquet on Friday, April 24, 1952 at the Queens Hotel.
The Canadian Legion of the British Empire Service League received their Charter as Branch 340, Port Elgin, at Ottawa on the 15th day of December 1944.

The Names Appearing On The Charter Were:


W. J. Hendry, A. W. Travis, A. J. Miller, A. Pendergast, P. Nelson, W. F. Byers, G. Sainsbury, D. Kelleher, J. E. Fraser, J. L. Miller, A. Alexander, D. M. Lamont, R. E. Eidt, C. Bellshaw, F. G. Sees, W. D. Irish, J. E. ushton, W. E. Kidd, C. Thomas, A. McCannel, J. S. Thome, P. Ferguson, W. Jack, W. Topham.





Formation of Branch 340, Ladies Auxiliary


The Canadian Legion of the British Empire Service League received their Charter as Branch 340, Port Elgin, Ladies' Auxiliary, at Ottawa on the 2nd day of October 1947.

The Names Appearing On The Charter Were:


K. Thomas, P. Howe, J. MacRitchie, M. Scarr, E. Rushton, L. Frazer, B. Remington, M. Kidd, A. Thede.



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