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Wednesday, 19 October 1904


Mr McCAY (CORINELLA, VICTORIA) (Minister for Defence) - Colonel Rowell was asked to take the position on the same terms as those upon which Colonel Robertson for gome time acted as Commandant of Victoria.


Mr Batchelor - Without salary? Is Colonel Robertson a permanent officer?


Mr McCAY - No; he is a citizen soldier, commanding the Second Infantry Brigade in Victoria. Colonel Bayly was given three months' leave, and I proposed to fill the vacancy caused bv his absence by the temporary appointment of Colonel Rowell ; but as he said that his private business would prevent his performance of the duties of Acting Commandant, I appointed Lieut. Colonel Reade.







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