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Wednesday, 14 September 1904

Mr CROUCH (CORIO, VICTORIA) asked the Minister of Defence, upon notice -

(1)   Whether it is true, as stated in the press, that Colonel Savage and Colonel Taunton, of New South Wales, were awarded compensation or retiring allowance?

(2)   What was the amount in each case, and for what reason was it given?

(3)   Does the Minister propose to treat similarly all ranks in all States who retire from the Defence Forces, and, if not, why?

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