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  • The Devon Legion Branch Historian Brian Morris (R) presented the Devon Historical Society President Ken Fisher (L) with the complete set of vintage Devon Legion membership receipts from 1962. The Devon Legion previously made a digital record of the receipts in order to turn the original receipts over to the DHS Museum for long term preservation. In 1962 the Devon Legion membership fee was $3.00 for all membership categories. There was a total of 131 members in 1962 of which 127 were veterans, mostly from WWII but there were also some Korean war veterans included - July 8, 2021.
  • Devon Legion Branch No. 247 shows support to the John Maland High School 2020 Graduating Class in the year of the COVID-19 Pandemic - June 2020.


  • Devon Branch No. 247 presents three JMHS graduate students each with a $1,000.00 Bursary towards Post Secondary Education - October 4, 2019. 

  • On January 62018 a celebration was held at the Devon Discovery Place to celebrate Alex Frame's 100th birthday. Alex is a WWII Royal Canadian Air Force veteran with 50 combat bombing missions. He is the Devon Legion's most Senior Member, Life Member and the Longest Serving Member with 71 years of service as of 2018. There was a large gathering to celebrate Alex's birthday with the Devon Legion represented by Comrades Clare Evans, John Burdett, Elaine Ward, Nancy Webb, Gary Humphrey, Denna Morris, Janice Morris, Brian Morris and Alex's best friend Dorothy Morris.





  • Comrades Brian & Janice Morris secured two donated aviation pictures from a local veteran for the Devon Legion in the summer of 2017 and in August 2017 an appropriate place for the pictures to be displayed in the Devon Legion Hall was identified. On October 28, 2017 a dedication ceremony acknowledging veteran Jack Boast’s donation to the Devon Legion was held with his immediate family. Thanks very much Jack!



  • Devon Branch No. 247 presents two JMHS graduate students each with a $1,000.00 Bursary towards Post Secondary Education - October 4, 2017. 

  • On June 14, 2017 at a special presentation at the Devon Legion Hall, members of the Executive presented a $4,500.00 cheque to the Devon Band Parents Association to be used towards the purchase of new musical instruments for an expanging school band program.

  • The Devon Legion Colour Party during the Devon Days Parade June 10, 2017.

  • On May 18, 2017 at the Devon Legion General Meeting the members presented a $4,000.00 cheque to STARS to help ensure this vital service remains operational to serve all Albertans.

  • Devon Branch No. 247 was pleased to present the Devon Historical Society with a donation of $500.00 towards the museum displays in October 2016. The Devon Historical Society recognized the Devon Legions contributions with the presentation of a Certificate of Appreciation at the DHS 1st inaugural awards ceremony on March 14, 2017.

 

Photo Courtesy of Alex Boates - Devon Dispatch News
  • Devon Branch No. 247 presents two JMHS graduate students each with a $1,000.00 Bursary towards Post Secondary Education - September 29, 2016.

  • Devon Branch No. 247 members participated in the Devon Historical Societies "Jail & Bail" fund raiser during the Devon Days festivities - June 10, 2016.

  • Devon Branch No. 247 had it's largest 50/50 raffle draw on May 7, 2016 in the amount of $2,517.00. The lucky winner was patron Ben Corkum. The winnings were presented by Legion Comrade Warren Wood.

  • Devon Branch No. 247 donated $4,000.00 to the "Leduc & District Victim Services" towards the purchase of 100 emergency care packages to be used for citizens going through an emergency crisis - February 5, 2016.

Photo Courtesy of Alex Boates - Devon Dispatch News
  • Devon Branch No. 247 donated $4,100.00 to the "RBES Fundraising Committee" towards to the purchase of a class room "Smart Board" and a "Portable Sound System" to be used for events and occasions at the Robina Baker Elementary School, benefiting over 300 children - November 20, 2015.

  • Devon Branch No. 247 presents 2 JMHS graduate students each with a $750.00 Bursary towards Post Secondary Education - October 8, 2015.

  • FortisAlberta provides the Devon Branch No. 247 with a $2,000.00 Sponsorship towards the Purchase of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) for the Legion Hall - July 27, 2015.


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  • RCL Devon Branch No. 247 Shows Support to the Wounded Warriors - August 1, 2014.













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  • RCL Devon Branch No. 247 in Devon Days Parade - May 2014.