The Year of the Veteran 2005

The Royal Canadian Legion Devon Branch No. 247
Notable Service
 

Legion Long Service Awards

2021
2021
2019
2019
2019
2019
2018
2018
2018
2017
2013
2011
2011
2008
2007
2007
2006
2003
2001

Roy Johnson - 55 Years of Service
Joyce Johnson - 50 Years of Service
L. W. (Bill) Clemens - 70 Years of Service

Lawrence Brewer - 55 Years of Service
Robert Richardson - 55 Years of Service
Irma McKenzie - 55 Years of Service
Dale Fisher - 55 Years of Service
John Hill - 50 Years of Service
Dorothy Morris - 50 Years of Service
Alex Frame - 70 Years of Service
John Stepanko - 55 Years of Service
Thomas (Bert) Gray - 55 Years of Service
John Gladwin - 55 Years of Service
James Kirby - 50 Years of Service
Robert A. (Bob) Bailey - 60 Years of Service
Norm Carlson - 55 Years of Service
John Anthony (Tony) McCormick - 50 Years of Service

Cyprien Albert - 55 Years of Service
Orrin Griggs - 55 Years of Service

 
Bill Clemens - Devon Legion's Only Remaining Member since the 1949 Charter (2013 Photo)
 

Legion Meritorious Service Medal (MSM)
                            
2009 L. W. (Bill) Clemens
2011
2016
Clare Evans
Brian L. Morris


Legion Lifetime Members 

1963
1964
1966
1973
W.R. Robinson
T.J. White
L.E. Purvis
Lorene Wilkinson
1974 Father M.P. Kaluzny
1976 W. Henry Baird
1984 John Stepanko
1985 H. Beryle Hartshorne
1985 S. L. (Jim) Virtue
1989 L. W. (Bill) Clemens
1989 Cliff J. Lanphear
1993 Les Shuard
1999 Robert A. (Bob) Bailey
1999 Rosie Clemens
1999 Dave Watt
2005 Norm Carlson
2005 Clare Evans
2005 Gertie Dolen
2007 Alex Frame
2008 Cora McLeod
2011
2016
2016
Brian L. Morris
Simone Franks
Janice L. Morris


Legionnaires of the Year

1996 L. W. (Bill) Clemens
1997 Len Green
1998 Brian L. Morris
1999 Norm Carlson
2000 Barb Nielsen
2001 Gertie Dolen
2002 Betty Pineau
2003 Cora McLeod
2004 Sandy Cameron
2005 Vern Pineau
2006 Clare Evans
2007 Janice L. Morris
2008 Jim Sandham
2009 Irene Breitkreutz
2010 Jeff Breitkreutz
2011 Legion Volunteers
2012 Devon's Veterans
2013 Dave Watt
2014 Kris Searle
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020

Rod Chiesa
Warren Wood
Warren Wood
Stanley Abma
Leanne Anderson & Jim Hunter
Stanley Abma

 
 
Legion Friendship Awards
 
1977
1989
Devon Legion Branch No. 247
Town of Devon
Presented by Montgomery Branch
Accepted by Mayor Dale Fisher
2008 RCMP Sgt Bob Wright (Ret)  
2009 RCMP Cst Gord Cave (Ret)  
2010 Pastor Dr. Larry Froese  
2011 RCMP Detachment - Devon, AB  
2015
2016
2017
2020
Mr. Clarence Samuelson
Town of Devon
1 Combat Engineer Regiment
John Maland High School Band

Accepted by Mayor Stephen Lindop
Major Rubletz & WO Anderberg
Accepted by Mr. Clarence Samuelson


Friendship Awards - Sgt Bob Wright (L) & Cst Gord Cave (2nd from R) - 2009 Photo
Photo courtesy of Carole Morris-Underhill/Devon Dispatch News


Friendship Award - Dr. Larry Froese - 2010 Photo
Photo courtesy Devon Dispatch News


Frienship Award - Mr Clarence Samuelson  - 2015 Photo
 

Terry O'Brien Presents to Town of Devon Mayor Stephen Lindop - 2016 Photo
                                 Photo courtesy of Alex Boates/Devon Dispatch News




 Presentation to 1 Combat Engineer Regiment - 2017 Photo
Photo courtesy of Alex Boates/Devon Dispatch News



Presentation to John Maland High School Band - 2020 Photo
Photo courtesy of Katie Hiller JMHS


Governor General's Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers (Devon Legion Members)

2017            Brian L. Morris        Presented by the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell
2017            Janice L. Morris      Presented by the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell

Stars of Alberta Nominations (Devon Legion Members)

2010            Brian L. Morris       Nominated by Royal Canadian Legion Devon No. 247
2010            Simone Franks      Nominated by Leduc #1 Oilfield Interpretive Centre

Citizen of the Year Award (Devon Legion Members)

1992                          Cliff J. Lanphear           Presented by Chamber President Mike Surgent

International Women's Day Pillar of Peace Award (Devon Legion Members)

2007                           Janice L. Morris            

Employee of the Year Award (Devon Legion Members)

2011                           Janice L. Morris            Presented by Chamber President Jeff Miller
2018                           Janice L. Morris           Presented by Chamber Past President John Fairhead


Community Builder Awards - Citizenship Category (Devon Legion Members)

2000                            Bonnie Bagstad (Rough)
2000                            John Banks
2000                            John Stepanko
2002                            Brian L. Morris
2002                            Jean Sandham

 

Red Font indicates a deceased member, may they "Rest in Peace - Lest We Forget"