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Visit of Air Chief Marshal Sir John Grandy



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FOR PRESS

7SS

Defence P.R. No.27

30.7.65

Immediate release

VISIT OF AIR CHIEF MARSHAL· SIR JOHN GRANDY, KCB, KBE, DSO, RAF

STATEMENT BY SENATOR THE HONOURABLE SHANE PALTRIDGE, " “ MINISTER FOR DEFENCE “ '

The Minister for Defence Senator Shane Paltridge

said today that Air Chief Marshal Sir John Grandy, KCB, KBE,

DSO, who relieved Admiral Sir Varyl Begg as Commander-in-Chief,

Far East, on 28th May 1.965, would visit Canberra between 15th

and 18th August 1965.

He would return to Singapore via Port Moresby.

While in Canberra the Air Chief Marshal would call

upon Defence and Service Ministers and other defence

authorities.

. Air Chief Marshal Grandy would be accompanied by

Lady Grandy.