BoB Commemoration Dates 15,16.17 September 2023

Pilots leaving their aircraft after having just returned from combat. Note the INTELLO walking slightly behind them. She was no doubt wanting to take details of their combat action.

BATTLE OF BRITAIN COMMEMORATION 2023

Spitfitres Mark I on patrol over Kent September 1940 - at the height of the Battle of Britain

 Hobart, Tasmania 15, 16, 17 SEP  2023  -                                                                                       

The Royal Australian Air Force Association, Tasmania Division will celebrate the Commemoration of the 83rd   Anniversary of the Battle of Britain in Hobart mid September 2023

 

The following events will be held:

WELCOME HAPPY HOUR

Friday 15 September 2023  5pm till 9pm

RAAF Memorial Centre - Snacks and reduced price drinks.

Dress: Neat casual

 

 

 SATURDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2023

  • · REMEMBRANCE SERVICE

 St David’s Cathedral, 23 Murray Street, Hobart at 1400hrs.                   

Dress: RAAF 1A Uniform or Lounge Suit with full size medals, Day Dress for Ladies

 

FORMAL DINING IN NIGHT

UBET Function Centre, Elwick Racecourse

6.30pm for 7.00pm

Dress:  RAAF Mess Dress, Dinner Jacket with Miniatures

 

 · CENOTAPH SERVICE and WREATH LAYING

Sunday 17th September at the Hobart Cenotaph, Queens Domain at 1045hrs. RAAF 1A Uniform or  Lounge Suit with Full size medals.

 

BBQ LUNCH (Following the Cenotaph Service)

RAAF Memorial Centre 61 Davey Street, HOBART.

Gold Coin Donation.

CONTACT DETAILS FOR EVENT ATTENDANCE

If you are interested in obtaining further details about these events contact the Event Co-ordinator RAAF Association, Tasmania Division - events@raafatas.org.au or 0484 018 787.

 

Chairman Battle of Britain Commemoration - Organising Committee: 

AIRCDRE Doug Chipman RAAF (Ret)

Mob: 0481 260 340

Event Coordinator/State Secretary:  - 

Ms Debbie Coulson  (0484 018 787)

Contact:  secretary@raafatas.org.au

 

 

 

 

WELCOME DRINKS - BATTLE OF BRITAIN WEEKEND

The men ansd the Fighters, the Ground Crews as well, battled the Nazis and gawe them all hell.

FRIDAY15 SEP 2023  1700h to 2100h

RAAF Memorial Centre

Hot Food, Reduced Price drinks, Raffles ansd good camraderie.

"Drink to the Fighters,

Drink to the men,

Who kept going skywards again and again

Drink to the ground crews, the men and girls

Their efforts were mighty and proved to be pearls."