Canadian Legion Linwood [Published]
Photo caption that accompanied both photos: "LEGION BRANCH AT LINWOOD - Post 471, newest branch of the Canadian Legion British Empire Service League, was established at Linwood last night. Kitchener officers who performed the ceremonies are pictured here with members of the Linwood post. Top picture [47-450_001], J. P. Van de Water presents President Ross Peebles with the charter while the Kitchener officers look on. Left to right, W. R. Bailey, H. J. Gellatly, Fred Gies, Gordon C. Thompson, Mr. Peebles, Kenneth Buller, Mr. Van der Water, J. G. Becker, John Woolner, Lloyd Barnes and William Britton. Below [missing from envelope, no suitable substitute] are the members of Canada's newest Canadian Legion post, front row, left to right, Grant Schnurr, Cecil Wilker, Mr. Peebles, Harold Dechert, Gerald Karley. Centre row, Clayton Wilker, Donald Friedman, Arthur Dunn, Carl Dechert, Jack Yaeger. Back row, Murray McKay, Paschel Karley, Jerome Karley, Lewis Drudge and Kenneth Dechert."
Image of Ross Peebles presenting a framed legion charter to J. P. Van de Water as others looks on.
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
47-450_001 and photo missing from envelope appeared on Page 3 of the Saturday, July 19, 1947 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Legion Branch Organized by Linwood Vets."
Kitchener-Waterloo Record Photographic Negative Collection
1 photograph : b&w copy negative ; 8 x 10 cm
Waterloo (Ont. : Regional municipality)
University of Waterloo Library. Special Collections & Archives. Kitchener-Waterloo Record Photographic Negative Collection. Canadian Legion Linwood [Published]. 47-469_001.