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FOR PRESS No. 3475

GOVERNOR ACCEPTS ARMY APPOINTMENT '

S t a te m e n t b y th e M i n i s t e r f o r th e Army, D r. t h e H on.

. A. J . F o r b e s . .

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S i r C h a r l e s G a i r d n e r , h a s a c c e p te d t h e a p p o in tm e n t o f H o n o ra ry

C o lo n e l o f th e R o y a l T asm a n ia R e g im e n t.

The M i n i s t e r f o r th e Arm y, D r. F o r b e s , made th e a n n o u n c e m e n t

to d a y . .

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fo rm e r G o v e rn o r^ b f T a s m a n ia , who h a d r e t u r n e d t o E n g la n d a t t h e end

o f h i s te rm o f o f f i c e .

S i r C h a r l e s G a i r d n e r , who becam e G o v e rn o r o f T a s m a n ia i n

m id - 1 9 6 4 , was p r e v i o u s l y G o v e rn o r o f W e s te rn A u s t r a l i a , a n d s t i l l

h o l d s t h e p o s i t i o n o f H o n o ra ry C o l o n e l , 10 L i g h t H o rs e R e g im e n t i n

P e r t h .

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CANBERRA: C a p t D.G. LONG (M2216) (4 6 9 5 6 )

OTHER STATES: ADPH AT COMMAND HEADQUARTERS.