A Spitfire does a victory roll over the White Cliffs of Dover
A Gathering of Eagles
The Battleof Britain
and Air Forces
12th, 13th September 2020
The Royal Australian Air Force Association, Tasmania Division, extends to all Royal Australian Air Force members, past and present and their guests an invitation to attend ‘A Gathering of Eagles’
to be held in Hobart on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th of September 2020 to commemorate the deeds and sacrifices of the Royal Australian Air Force, the Royal Air Force, Allied and all Air Forces in all conflicts past and present. This will be the 80th
Anniversary of the Battle and will be a special series of events. The Chief of Air Force has promised extra support for nthis occasion.
WELCOME HAPPY HOUR
Friday 11th September at the RAAF Memorial Centre, 61 Davey Street, Hobart at 1700-2130hrs. Drinks and Snacks. Dress: Casual.
Saturday 12th September at St David’s Cathedral, 23 Murray
Street, Hobart at 1400hrs. Dress: RAAF 1A Uniform or Lounge Suit with full size medals. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLIER START
TIME OF 2PM
DINING IN NIGHT
Saturday 12th of September at The Elwick Function Centre, Elwick Park - 1900hrs for 1930hrs.
Cost $105.00 each all inclusive. Dress: RAAF Winter Mess
Dress, Dinner Suit or Lounge Suit (with miniatures).
Guest Speaker: TBC
SERVICE and WREATH LAYING
Sunday 13th September at the Cenotaph, Hobart Domain at 1100hrs. Full size medals.
Sunday 13th September at
the RAAF Memorial Centre, 61 Davey Street, Hobart at 1215hrs. (no charge)
The Australian Flying Corps and Royal Australian Air Force Association is most grateful to the Chief of Air Force, for the provision of RAAF support to these commemorative activities.
The RAAF Association also acknowledges the valuable contribution given by the Commanding Officer and Members of No 29 (City of Hobart) Squadron.
Special rates have been offered by the following – please request the 'Battle of Britain Sep 19' rate when booking:
The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel:
Phone: 03 6235 5355 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hadley’s Orient Hotel:
Phone: 03 6237 2999 Email: email@example.com
Phone: 03 6223 3300
If you are interested in obtaining further details about these events, contact the State Secretary, RAAF Association, Tasmania Division at:
Address: 61 Davey Street, Hobart, 7001
Phone: 03 6200 9221 (Wed 10am - 3pm) a message bank is active during non-attendance times
Chairman Battle of Britain Planning Committee: - AVM P J Scully AO (0402 274 163)
Coordinator/State Secretary: - Ms D Coulson (0484 018 787)
Bookings, accompanied by the amount of the subscription, are essential. Members may make a direct credit to the Association Account – RAAF Association Tasmania Division WESTPAC Bank BSB 037-001
Account 100766 or by cheque payable to the ‘RAAF Association Tasmania Division’ and sent to the Association at 61 Davey Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000.