Some articles on returned, services league, league:
... The Returned and Services League of Australia (often abbreviated to RSL) is a support organisation for men and women who have served or are serving in the Australian Defence ... It was formed as the Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial League of Australia in 1916, became the Returned Sailors', Soldiers' and Airmens Imperial League of Australia in 1940, and became the Returned ... The current National President of the League is Rear Admiral Ken Doolan, AO RAN (rtd) ...
... The League evolved out of concern for the welfare of returned servicemen from the (1914–1918) first World War ... During 1916, a conference recommended the formation of The Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial League of Australia (RSSILA) which included representation from Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria ... New South Wales was admitted to the League the following year, and Western Australia in 1918 ...
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