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.
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."
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:
FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER
WELCOME HAPPY HOUR
RAAF Memorial Centre - Snacks and reduced price drinks.
Dress: Neat casual
SATURDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2023
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
SUNDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2023
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)
Sunday 17 September at the RAAF Memorial Centre 61 Davey Street, HOBART at 12.15pm. Gold coin donation.
Please visit our booking site for more information and to confirm your attendance.
Event Co-ordinator RAAF Association, Tasmania Division firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 6200 9221 Wed 10am - 4pm.
Chairman Battle of Britain Commemoration - Organising Committee:
AIRCDRE Doug Chipman RAAF (Ret)
Mob: 0481 260 340
Spitfitres Mark I on patrol over Kent September 1940 - at the height of the Battle of Britain