Century of service remembered


IN ATTENDANCE: Mount Gambier Mayor Andrew Lee with Member for Barker Tony Pasin, Legacy SA president Mark Bouchier, Mount Gambier RSL president Bob Sandow, Grant District Council Mayor Richard Sage and Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell. Around 160 people attended the centenary celebrations of the Mount Gambier Community RSL on Saturday evening.

IN ATTENDANCE: Mount Gambier Mayor Andrew Lee with Member for Barker Tony Pasin, Legacy SA president Mark Bouchier, Mount Gambier RSL president Bob Sandow, Grant District Council Mayor Richard Sage and Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell. Around 160 people attended the centenary celebrations of the Mount Gambier Community RSL on Saturday evening.


AROUND 160 members and guests celebrated the 100 year anniversary of the Mount Gambier Community Returned and Services League on Saturday night.

World War II veterans, three tables of Vietnam War veterans and Mount Gambier's last surviving Korean veteran were among those in attendance, as guest speakers reflected on the significance of the RSL and the importance of upholding the values of the league.

Official guests included RSL SA Branch state president Brigadier Tim Hanna AM, Member for Barker Tony Pasin, Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell, Mount Gambier Mayor Andrew Lee, Grant District Mayor Richard Sage, Acting Limestone Coast Police officer in charge Superintendent Damian Powell and Legacy SA president Mark Bouchier.

RSL president Bob Sandow said the anniversary dinner was a "most enjoyable and memorable occasion."

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