Commemorations

An important part of our acknowledgment of Australia’s proud military history is the commemoration of key events within that history. Frankston RSL key commemorative activities are held at the Frankston RSL Memorial Garden.

Frankston RSL key commemorative activities are:

ANZAC Day – 25th April

Commemorates the landing at Gallipoli on 25th April 1915 – is Australia’s National Day of Remembrance.

Every April Frankston RSL honour April 25th  with two services which are held at Frankston War Memorial Beauty Park.

Dawn Service  commencesat 5.45am followed by Billy’s traditional Gunfire Breakfast.

March & Commemoration Service is held at 11am. The assembly location for those marching is at the Civic Centre car park and all Marchers are to ‘Fall In’ by 10.45am. Approximately 11.30 am the commemoration service begins, and at the conclusion of this a luncheon is held at the Frankston RSL Club Rooms where all Servicemen and their families are invited back.

We welcome everyone to attend either or both services.

Back at the Club from 12 noon-  ANZAC Lounge, Four Seasons Bistro will open at 12noon only for Marchers, Service & Affiliate Members and their families.  A Complimentary Buffet lunch will be served for Service & Affiliate Members & their families from 1pm—2pm. Stars Gaming Lounge, open at 12noon to all Members & Guests.

Whole venue will open to the general public at 2.30pm. Four Seasons Bistro and Cracked Pepper area re-open at 5.30pm for dinner service.

Vietnam Veterans – ‘Long Tan’ Day – 18th August

Commemorates Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War and the Battle of Long Tan on 18th August 1966.

‘VP’ Day – 15th August

Commemorates the end of World War 2 on the 15th August 1945.

Remembrance Day – 11th November

Commemorates the end of World War 1 on the 11th November 1918.

Every year Frankston RSL  conducts a Memorial and Remembrance Day services at the Frankston Cemetery the Sunday prior to remembrance day along with a service on Remembrance day at the Frankston RSL Memorial Garden.

We welcome everyone to attend either or both services.

Cemetary Services starts at 10.30am

Remembrance Day Service starts at 10.45am

For details please contact Frankston RSL Reception on 9783 2288.

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