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NAVAL PUBLIC RELATIONS

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IMMEDIATE RELEASE.

48 YEARS WITH NAVI.

A man who has worked in the Navy's finance

and accounts branches for nearly half a century will

retire from the Department of the Navy in Melbourne next

week.

He is Mr. John G. Beaumont , the Director

of Navy Accounts, who began his career as a Naval Staff

Clerk in 1914. · ■

For almost all of his 48 years with the Navy,

Mr. Beannont has been dealing with Navy finances. As

Director of Navy Accounts, he has been responsible for the

payment of hundreds of millions of pounds to meet the

Navy's bills.

Mr. Beaumont, who is 65, is a former Assistant

Secretary for Finance in the Department of the Navy. He

lives in the Melbourne suburb of Springvale North.

Canberra. 18th July, 1963.

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Memo Melbourne Chiefs of Staff:

Mr. Beaumont will be farewelled at a ceremony at Block "0"

Albert Park Barracks at noon on Monday 22nd July.

Photographers would be welcome. Ask for Mr. Wood.