75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic Events

This year is a special year for the Battle of the Atlantic and Ceremony.  We are honouring the 75th Anniversary of this most important and lengthy campaign. The City of Oshawa officially declared April 26th to May 3rd “Navy Week”.

 

Dates and Times:

On Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. there will be a Flag Raising Ceremony, raising our White Ensign at City Hall, 50 Centre St. Following the ceremony, there will be an Open House at our club at 320 Viola Ave.

On Saturday, May 2, 2020 we will be holding our Battle of the Atlantic Dinner. Bar opens at 18:00 hours and dinner at 19:00 hours on the Nautical Deck.

 

Location:
Oshawa Naval Veterans’ Club,
Nautical/Upper Deck, 320 Viola Ave, Oshawa.

Master of Ceremonies: Brian Wilkins

Guest Speaker: Burt Abbott

Music: Richard Thompson “Treemendous”

Dresscode: Formal, #1’s or Military Uniform

Admittance: Cost $25.00 (per person). All persons must have a ticket. Tickets are will be available for purchase within the “Pat Chappell Mess” at the O.N.V.C. or you can call 905-723-0871. Cut off date to purchase tickets is to be confirmed.

On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020 we will be holding our Battle of the Atlantic Parade. The Parade will form up at the 1913 Ontario Regiment Armouries and will proceed to Memorial Park Cenotaph. The Parade will step off at 10:40 a.m. and the ceremony at Memorial Park will commence at 11:00 a.m. Following the ceremony the parade will return to the Armouries and this will complete the activities. All are welcome to join us at the Oshawa Naval Veterans Club.