Edwin C. Boyle was elected Commander, Chester W. Arms was re-elected Adjutant.Membership at 48. An increase of 33 Members was obtained during this year, largely due to the payment of a State Bonus and the Post Officers assisted a large number of Veterans in making out the application forms and obtaining the necessary proof in cases where original discharge papers had been lost.
As the Post was in considerable debt for the newly acquired Post home,the main objective was to raise funds to meet the necessary payments on this indebtedness. this was done in various ways, such as holding dances,feather parties,and the Post took over the staging of the traditional Campfire dinner and Celebration on Washington's birthday.This formerly been a big annual event staged by the G.A.R. and its Auxiliary.
The Post also took over all patriotic activities formerly carried on by the G.A.R.; Chief among these was Memorial Day services and exercises in memory of departed Comrades of all wars and placing flag on the graves of all Veterans in cemeteries in Milford.
The Commander took advantage of Government's offer and obtained a free grant of a stand of 8 used rifles for the post to be use for funerals of departed veterans and other ceremonials of the organization.
Also, during the year the Post acquired on contract several adjoining lots south of the Legion Hall with a view to possible future enlargement and modernizing the structure.
Copied from Post Hortorian Book 1940-1943