of Marshal J. Pilsudski

Polish War Veterans Society

Photo Gallery

 
1930 - 2015
1930 - 2015

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Tribute to departed veterans
Tribute to departed veterans

Commemoration ceremony honouring our departed Society members, held at the National Field of Honour veterans’ cemetery in Pointe Claire Pictured: Polish youth in the company of their teacher, Ms. A. Kapuscińska and Veteran Peacekeeper L. Kwasiborski. photo: T. Kowalski

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Marching off the Banners photo: T. Kowalski

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1930 - 2015
1930 - 2015

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85th Anniversary Celebrations 
 
2015 marked the Polish War Veterans Society's 85th anniversary.  
Celebrations to commemorate this milestone were held on Oct 17, 2015 and included a commemoration ceremony at the Last Post Field of Honour veterans’ cemetery in Pointe Claire at 11:00am, followed by a Mass at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish at 4:00 pm, and a festive banquet at Schofield Hall, Town of Mount Royal City Hall at 6:00pm.
 
Polish Uniforms, then and now
Polish Uniforms, then and now

On display, Polish military uniforms from WWII and present-day peackeepers' uniform.

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Polish Uniforms, then and now
Polish Uniforms, then and now

Polish military uniforms and riding boots from WWII

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Polish Uniforms, then and now
Polish Uniforms, then and now

On display, Polish military uniforms from WWII and present-day peackeepers' uniform.

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Polish Soldier's Day
 
Since 2011, The Polish War Veterans Society, together with the Polish Canadian Welfare Institute, co-organize the annual celebration of Polish Soldier's Day in the month of August for the residents of the institute, several of which are longtime members of the Society.

 

 

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Memorial Day at the 
Field of Honour
 

The Polish War Veterans Society participates annually in the memorial service organized by the Last Post Fund at the National Field of Honour military cemetery in Pointe Claire. 

Before the ceremony begins, the students from John Paul II Polish School walk through the cemetery and mark the graves of Polish soldiers with handmade Polish flags

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Colour Party
Colour Party

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Before the ceremony begins, the students from John Paul II Polish School walk through the cemetery and mark the graves of Polish soldiers with handmade Polish flags

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All Souls Day at the
Field of Honour
 

Also at the Field of Honour, the Society participates in the observation of All Souls' Day, an event organized by John Paul II Polish School, with the participation of schoolchildren, scouts, veterans, as well as represention from the Polish Consulate and the Canadian Polish Congress.

Quebec City
Quebec City

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Ottawa
Ottawa

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Quebec City
Quebec City

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Field Trips

 

The Polish War Veterans Society organizes an out of town field trip each summer for its members.  Here are a few pictures from our Quebec City and Ottawa trips.

1934
1934

Our founding members with newly acquired Society Banner

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1940
1940

Members of the Polish War Veterans Society of Marshal J. Piłsudski, accompanied by a member of the Polish National Council in Angers, Dr. Z. Nowakowski and Consul Dr. T. Brzezinski during the commemoration of Polish Constitution Day on May 3, 1940 in Montreal

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Group photo taken in the 1960's

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1934
1934

Our founding members with newly acquired Society Banner

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From our Archives


 

2017 beginning of work
2017 beginning of work

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Drywall is removed
Drywall is removed

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2017 beginning of work
2017 beginning of work

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2017 Renovations 


 

2020 north wall (after renovation)
2020 north wall (after renovation)

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2020 north wall (before renovation)
2020 north wall (before renovation)

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2020 north wall (after renovation)
2020 north wall (after renovation)

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2020
North Wall Renovation