A Spitfire does a victory roll over the White Cliffs of Dover
A Gathering of Eagles
The Battle of Britain
A National Commemoration
and Air Forces
13th, 14th, 15th September 2019
INVITATIONThe 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 14th and Sunday 15th of September 2019 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.
WELCOME HAPPY HOUR
Friday 13th September at the RAAF Memorial Centre, 61 Davey Street, Hobart at 1700-2130hrs. Drinks and Snacks. Dress: Casual.
Saturday 14th 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 14th 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
CENOTAPH SERVICE and WREATH LAYING
Sunday 15th September at the Cenotaph, Hobart Domain at 1100hrs. Full size medals.
Commemorative Address: TBC
Sunday 15th 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 18' rate when booking:
• The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel:
Phone: 03 6235 5355 Email: email@example.com
• Hadley’s Orient Hotel:
Phone: 03 6237 2999 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Salamanca Inn:
Phone: 03 6223 3300 Email: email@example.com
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 6234 3862 (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.