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Upcoming Zone Sports

There are 3 events to be played this year! Horseshoes is August 6 at Branch 472 HawksburyWasher Toss is August 27 at Branch 272 HespelerGolf is September 17 at Branch 259 Listowel Zone F-2 (us) can send 2 TEAMS and …


Picture of the Rocks

“Grafton Rocks”

A big thank you to the students of St Marys School, Grafton, for painting “Grafton Rocks” for Canada Day. The rocks were placed in the redesigned gardens at the Cenotaph in preparation for the Canada Day festivities this coming Sunday …


Cemetery Decoration Committee Report

On Friday June 17 and Saturday June 18, Cemetery Decoration Committee members Dave Harnden, Heather Atkins and John Grozelle placed 87 white crosses and Canadian Flags on Veterans Graves at Fairview and Eddystone Cemeteries in preparation for their Decoration Sunday. …


More Decoration Day Prep Work

On Saturday June 11, Grafton Legion Cemetery Decoration Committee members Dave Harnden, Heather Atkins and John Grozelle placed white crosses and Canadian Flags on Veterans Graves at Vernonville, Centreton and Macklin Cemetreries in preparation for their Decoration Sunday. Over the …


St George’s Cemetery

Yesterday, Saturday June 4, Grafton Legion Cemetery Decoration Committee members Dave Harnden and Heather Atkins, placed white crosses and Canadian Flags on Veterans Graves at St George’s Cemetery in preparation for their Decoration Sunday. Over the next few weeks the following will …


Paul Elcombe

Last Post: Paul Melrose Elcombe

Paul Melrose Elcombe Passed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Tuesday May 17, 2022. Paul had been a long time resident at Victoria Retirement Home and Grafton Legion had attended several times for our annual Veterans visit. He also …


President Bill MacDonald

General Meeting & Elections

May 5, 2022 at the General Meeting & Election night, our members voted for our new Branch Officers and Branch Executive. This picture is of new President Bill MacDonald being sworn in. President – Bill MacDonald1st Vice – John Grozelle2nd …


Comrade Bill Bachellier 50 Year Medal

50 Year Medal

At the December 2, 2021 Executive meeting, Comrade Bill Bachellier, was awarded with his 50 year service pin.It was presented by Honours and Awards Chair Catherine Martin, and Branch President Heather Atkins.However at tonight’s General Meeting, Bill was awarded his …


Corps 88 Donation April 6 2022

Cheque Presentation

The Grafton Legion, represented by President Heather Atkins, was finally able to present our donation of $1,000 to the Corps 88 Army Cadets in Cobourg on Wednesday April 6, 2022. We had the donation approved and ready in December 2021 …


Leyland William "Bill" Ruttle

Last Post: Leyland William “Bill” Ruttle

Bill lived from November 11, 1931 – March 26, 2022. During the Christmas Pot Luck Supper on Friday, December 20, 2019, Legion members honoured Bill Ruttle with an award for Piping for the Legion for 65 years! The plaque was presented …