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Wednesday, 28 May 1941

Senator McLEAY (South AustraliaPostmasterGeneral) - It is with regret that I inform honorable senators of the death on the 8th May of Mr. Alexander Hay, who was a former member of the House of Representatives, he having been elected for the division of New England at the general election in 1919. He represented that division till 1922. The late Mr. Hay served in the Australian Imperial Force in the last war. He was appointed a captain in the Force in 1915, and later in that year was promoted to major. He was second in command of the New South Wales and Queensland Remount Units. I extend to the members of his family our sincere sympathy. I move -

That the Senate expresses itssincere regret at the death of Mr. Alexander Hay, former member of the House of Representatives for the division of New England, places on record its appreciation of his meritorious public service, and tenders its sincere sympathy to the members of his family in their bereavement.

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