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Wednesday, 2 September 1942

Senator COLLINGS(QueenslandMinister for the Interior j. - It is with regret that I inform honorable senators of the ' death of the Honorable Richard Beaumont Orchard, C.B.E., a former member of the House of Representatives, and at one time Honorary Minister in charge of Recruiting. His term of service in Parliament' commenced in 1913 and ended in 1919. He subsequently rendered further public service as a member of the Australian Broadcasting Commission and as president of the Kuring-gai Chase Trust. On behalf of the Senate I extend to his widow and children our deepest sympathy. I move -

That the Senate expresses its - deep regret at the death of the Honorable Richard Beaumont Orchard, CIB.E., a former member of the House of Representatives, places on record its appreciation of has meritorious public service, and tenders its sincere sympathy to his widow and children in their bereavement.







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