Branch 15 Brampton
|Record #: BRA2411||Last Modified: 18 Nov 2019||Last Full Update: 18 Nov 2019|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/RCLBR15
|Description & Services|
|Alternate Name||Major William Dwight Sharpe Branch|
|Description||The Royal Canadian Legion was created in 1925 in Winnipeg Manitoba bringing together the 15 veterans associations formed after World War One. The Legion is a democratic, non-partisan, member based organization who’s mission is to serve Veterans, which includes serving military and RCMP members and their families; to promote Remembrance; and to serve our communities and our country. As the largest Veteran and community support organization in Canada, at more than 300,000 members in over 1400 Branches across Canada, the Legion makes a difference in the lives of Veterans and their families, provide essential services within our communities, and Remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our Country.
Branch 15, located in Brampton Ontario, serves Canada’s Honoured Veterans. The Branch is named for Major William Dwight Sharpe, a former Medical Officer with the British Admiralty served with the 234th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War One. The 234th Bn CEF is perpetuated by the Lorne Scots (Peel Dufferin and Halton Regiment), an active Canadian Army Reserve Regiment headquartered just around the block from the Branch.
The Branch offers many services. First and foremost the Legion itself is a place for Veterans to seek shelter and care. The Branch has a Service Officer dedicated to getting Veterans the care they need. The Branch is secondly a social club for Veterans and members which is also open to the public. The Branch offers rental service of its hall to the public.
Subject to change
|Areas Served||Peel Region|
|Eligibility||Legion members, veterans and their families and guests|
|Fees||Membership - $55|
|Meetings||General Meeting: Second Wed of the Month.
Executive Meeting: Last Wed of the Month
|Address & Map||
80 Mary St
Brampton, ON L6Y 2R3
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|Primary Executive||Brian Capon, Branch President, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 15|
|Elections||Annual Democratic Elections|
|Funding||Donations ; Fees|
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit|
|Subjects||Assistive devices ; Banquet halls ; Catering businesses ; Veterans ; Womens clubs|