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Tuesday, 3 December 1935

Senator Sir GEORGE PEARCE (Western Australia) (Minister for External Affairs) [9.44]. - by leave - It is with deepest regret that I announce formally to the Senate the death of His Majesty's sister, Her Royal Highness Princess Victoria, which occurred early this morning. I move -

That the following address to His Majesty the King be agreed to: -

To the King's Most Excellent Majesty: Most Gracious Sovereign :

We, the President and members of the Senate of the Commonwealth of Australia, in Parliament assembled, have received with profound sorrow the news of the death of Your August Sister, Her Royal Highness Princess Victoria. We wish to express to Your Majesty the heartfelt sympathy of Your subjects in the Commonwealth of Australia in the great loss which you have sustained.

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