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Bronze Commemoration Plaque – Pte Allan Milton Olsen

Bronze Commemoration Plaque – Pte Allan Milton Olsen

During Word War II, 1939 – 1945, British Columbia’s West Coast was defended by 34,000 members of Canada’s Army, Navy and Air Force. C65050 Private Allan Milton Olsen, “D” Company, The Midland Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps, Canadian Active Service...
An Experience of a Lifetime – Juno75 Student Pilgrimage

An Experience of a Lifetime – Juno75 Student Pilgrimage

In honour of the 75th Anniversary of the Second World War D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy, the British Columbia Veterans Commemorative Association (BCVCA) proudly sponsored four worthy and inspired youth, representing British Columbia, on the Juno Beach 75...
Bronze Commemoration Plaque – CSM Robert H. Hanna, VC

Bronze Commemoration Plaque – CSM Robert H. Hanna, VC

BCVCA initiated the design and donated $900.00 for the procurement of a bronze plaque honouring the centennial recognition of Company Sergeant Major Robert Hill Hanna, VC who earned the VC during the Battle of Hill 70, France on 21 August 1917. The plaque, situated at...
ICBC Remembrance Day Service

ICBC Remembrance Day Service

Image: L to R: Dennis Crockett, Bill Newton, Tom Van Walleghem, H Col Ted Hawthorne, Major Jim Barrett, JP Fell Pipe Band & Lieut. Gordon Barrett. BCVCA members attended the twelfth ICBC annual Remembrance Day Ceremony on 10 November 2016. The J.P. Fell Pipe Band...
British Columbia Memorial Cross Licence Plate

British Columbia Memorial Cross Licence Plate

The British Columbia Government has issued a new vehicle licence plate to recognize and honour British Columbia residents who have been presented with a Memorial Cross. President Archie Steacy and Lynda Steacy were invited to attend a ceremony, conducted by...