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VALOUR & VIOLETS – South Australians in the Great War

VALOUR & VIOLETS Close to 35,000 South Australians enlisted for service overseas during the Great War. Around 5500 never came back. Countless more returned with physical and psychological injuries that would affect them for the rest of their lives. Valour and Violets brings together for the first time the stories of the campaigns and battles…

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RAID ON CELTIC WOOD

What happened to 71 out of 85 Australian soldiers missing after an attack on the Germans in Celtic Wood in 1917? For a century it has been a mystery of the Great War. Three Courts of Inquiry with vague results, speculation of a massacre and acceptance of what was officially recorded did not resolve the…

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RSL & ACNC: President’s Message

Dear Members, I am writing to inform you of some recent events that have taken place over the last weeks some that will have an ongoing impact on the RSL SA/NT. The news is mixed however, we as an organisation, should remain proud of our RSL and the good works we do in the Veteran…

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Young Veterans at Northfield RSL

Young Veterans on a Mission at Northfield RSL. President Warren Melling and his team of several generations are making their RSL appealing to younger members. Read the Messenger news article http://bit.ly/2upWySl Photo courtesy of Messenger

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State President: RSL SA Moving Forward

29 July 2017 Dear Sub Branch Member, You would already be aware that Rodgers Reidy were appointed on 12 April 2017 under Voluntary Administration to see the RSL State Branch through the financial difficulties that we were facing. Yesterday, 28 July 2017 we had the Second Creditors Meeting in order to briefly describe a summary…

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Bronson Horan, New RSL State President

Letter from Bronson Horan, new RSL SA State President Dear Members Preamble Today a meeting was held of the RSL SA State Board, at which BRIG Tim Hanna announced his resignation as State President and from the Board of RSL SA. Mrs Jill Hoare will be stepping down as her term as Vice President has…

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MEDAL COMPLIANCE

THE RSL IS NO PLACE FOR FRAUDS MEDALS Military service to your country is a proud achievement. The Australian Government awards medals and honours to signify service and contribution to the nation. Most people wear medals appropriately, knowing that they have earned them. A minority embellish their service with lies and trinket medals, thinking it…

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