BoB Commemoration Dates 9,10,11 SEP 2022

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 2022

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

 Hobart, Tasmania 9, 10, 11 SEP  2022  -                                                                                       

The Royal Australian Air Force Association, Tasmania Division will celebrate the Commemoration of the 82nd  Anniversary of the Battle of Britain in Hobart mid September 2022

 

The following events will be held:

WELCOME HAPPY HOUR

Friday 09 September 2022  5pm till 9pm

RAAF Memorial Centre - Snacks and reduced price drinks.

Dress: Neat casual

 

 

 SATURDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2022

  • · 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 11th September at the Hobart Cenotaph, Queens Domain at 1045hrs. RAAF 1A Uniform or  Lounge Suit with Full size medals.

CONTACT DETAILS

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:  Events@raafatas.org.au

Executive Officer Events Management:  SQNLDR Claire Prince

Executive Officer Guest Management: SQNLDR Saskia Hobbs

 

 

BoB EXECUTIVE OFFICER RECOGNISED

The:Presentation in the Officers Mess, Anglesea Barracks on the BoB Dining In Night.

Ms Debbie Coulson, the Executive Officer of the Battle of Britain Planning Sub Committee was recognised at the Dining In Night in 2021 with a Certificate of Merit for her superb support and dedication to the event.  The State President, SQNLDR Alan Robertson, presented her with the Certificate and thanked her for her sterling efforts over the past five years.

BoB PLANNING SUB COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN - PRESENTATION

The State President, SQNLDR Alan Robertson (right) making the presentation to AVM Peter Scully.

At the Dining In Night held in the Officers Mess at Anglesea Barracks, the State President made a presentation to Air Vice-Marshal Peter Scully AO, who has stood down as Chairman of the Battle of Britain Planning Sub Committee after a twenty five year effort. He has been succeeded by AIRCDRE Doug Chipman.