Patron: Major General K. G. Cooke AO RFD ED
Vice Patron: Brigadier W. J. Hocking RFD ED
President: Lieutenant Colonel Don Blanksby RFD ED
Vice President: Major Bob Prewett RFD
Secretary/Treasurer: Lieutenant Colonel Ev Reynolds RFD ED
Including: 1st Battallion Royal Victorian Regiment
Associate Chaplain: Mr David Hall
Annual Membership Subscription $25 due 1st July each year
Life membership $125
Newsletters posted during the year will keep you informed of important events related to our association and our reserve forces.
Each year members are invited to attend the annual dinner/lunch. (ladies and family members welcome)
Welfare advice available, pensions, illness, bereavement and other entitlements related to your previous service with the armed forces.
All Correspondence to:
318 Pascoe Vale Road
The 58th Infantry Battalion, known as the Essendon rifles was formed in 1913, as a citizen’s military force under the command of Harold “Pompey” Elliot.