Royal Australian Artillery Association

of Western Australia (Inc)

 

 

“Sit Nomen Decus”

( Let the name be an honour ).

 

 

NOTICE BOARD

GUNNERS’ DAY

 

SUNDAY 4th NOVEMBER 2018

 

All Gunners, their families, guests and other interested parties are invited to attend the Annual Gunners Day parade and service at Stirling Square Guildford Sunday 4th November 2018.

 

10:00am: RV at St Matthews Church

10:10am: Parade forms up in Stirling Street. Guests and families seated at dais in front of memorial

10:15am: Parade steps off, left onto footpath alongside Meadow Street, past the saluting dais then left into memorial

10:25am: Wreath Laying Ceremony

10:45am: Gunner’s Day Service in St Matthews Church

11:30am: Light Luncheon in the Church Hall

12.00pm: Camaraderie at the Rose & Crown Hotel Guildford

 

Parade led by Australian Army Band Perth, Gunners past and present, serving Officers and Soldiers of 3 Battery RAA and members of the Australian Cadet Corps.

 

Service will be conducted by the Right Reverand Jeremy James and Reverend Katrina Holgate

 

Guests include Members of Parliament, Local Government, R&SL and other Associations.

 

Enquiries to Hon Secretary Royal Australian Artillery Association Western Australia (Inc): john.blylevens@iinet.net.au 0438 695 711

 

GUNNERS Day has been conducted every year since 1928 in memory of those who fought and fell during WW1 (and subsequent conflicts). It is a special day for remembrance and a great opportunity to catch up with Gunner colleagues.

  

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Embroidered Beret & Pocket Badges

SALE PRICE of $10.

Please send money and details to

Secretary RAAA of WA Inc

Post Office Box 881

Claremont

WA 6910

AUSTRALIA

 

Committee 2017 / 18

President Lt Col. Bob Farrelly

Vice President Maj. Peter Mahoney

Secretary Maj. John Blylevens

Treasurer VACANT

Committee Ken Hepworth

Committee Wendy Mahoney

Committee Raymond Kennedy

Committee Rob Coales

Hon Auditor Capt. Hugh Zimmerman

 

The objects of the Association are to:-

 

(a) To foster linkages of the Artillery Associations of Western Australia and Australia.

 

(b) To erect or assist in the erection and maintenance of memorials to Artillerymen.

 

(c) To provide assistance to members in case of distress through the use of Royal Australian Artillery Association of Western Australia (Inc.) Welfare Fund.

 

(d) To foster comradeship and esprit de corps.

 

(e) To take an interest in and encourage the Artillery Trainee.

 

(f) To further the interest and prosperity of the Association in all its phases.

 

(g) To organise and foster Gunners Day (the nearest Sunday to the 11th of November) and other memorial services.

 

(h) To ensure that the property and income of the Association shall be applied solely towards the promotion of the objects or purpose of the Association and no part of that property or income may be paid or otherwise distributed, directly or indirectly, to members of the Association, except in good faith in the promotion of those objects or purposes.