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DEATH OF SERGEANT BRETT WOOD, MG, LANCE CORPORAL ANDREW GORDON JONES, LIEUTENANT MARCUS SEAN CASE AND SAPPER ROWAN JAIE ROBINSON

The Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Evans), by leave, moved—

 (1) That the Senate records its deep sorrow at the death, on 23 May 2011, of Sergeant Brett Wood, MG, while on combat operations in Afghanistan, places on record its appreciation of his service to our country, and tenders its profound sympathy to his family and friends in their bereavement.

 (2) That the Senate records its deep sorrow at the death, on 30 May 2011, of Lance Corporal Andrew Gordon Jones, while on combat operations in Afghanistan, places on record its appreciation of his service to our country, and tenders its profound sympathy to his family and friends in their bereavement.


 (3) That the Senate records its deep sorrow at the death, on 30 May 2011, of Lieutenant Marcus Sean Case, while on combat operations in Afghanistan, places on record its appreciation of his service to our country, and tenders its profound sympathy to his family and friends in their bereavement.

 (4) That the Senate records its deep sorrow at the death, on 6 June 2011, of Sapper Rowan Jaie Robinson, while on combat operations in Afghanistan, places on record its appreciation of his service to our country, and tenders its profound sympathy to his family and friends in their bereavement.

The motion was supported and all senators present stood in silence—

Question passed.