On October 14, 2018 the Squamish Branch #277 of the Royal Canadian Legion held a birthday lunch for the branch's oldest veterans. It was a proud day for all members of the Squamish Legion as well as the 56 invited guests, veterans and family members. Here is a content round-up of the event’s experience.
The Honoured Veterans in Attendance
Ted Arsenault — 100 years (birthday Oct. 10)
Ted Gregoire — 100 years (birthday Nov. 4)
James Crombie — 95 years (birthday July 15)
Oscar Runzer — 95 years (birthday Sept. 16)
Dubbed “The Squamish Four” World War 2 Veterans
Reporters from the Squamish Chief were on site taking notes and gather stories. Read our veteran's comments below:
In-Depth Stories Straight from Squamish Branch #277
Read more in-depth, history of our veteran's experience directly from Squamish Branch #277.
Ted Arsenault Celebrated on Global TV
Find more photos of the event on our Facebook page
Thanks to Ken Ward and the Squamish Branch #277 for submitting this event, photos and news articles to us for sharing!