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Three A.C.T.

Knights

In Investiture

In an impressive ceremony at Govern- ment House, Canberra, yesterday, the Governor-General, Sir William Slim, con- ferred various degrees of Her Majesty's Honours on leading citizens of Canberra

and Australia.

Three Canberra citizens were knighted.

The occasion was memor- able as it was the last investi- ture at which Sir William will represent the Queen in

Australia.

The following persons re- ceived honours:

K.C.M.G.: In recognition of his outstanding service as Roman Catholic Archbishop of Brisbane, especially in the field of education, TheMost   Reverend Sir James Duhig.

In recognition of his out- standing service as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia, The Honourable Sir Albert Wolff.

K.B.E.: In recognition of his continued and outstand- ing service to the Common- wealth and commerce, Sir

John Allison.

In recognition of his out- standing service to Australia in engineering and in the metal industries, Sir Waiter

Bassett.

KNIGHT BACHELOR: In recognition of his outstand-

ing public service as Secre-   tary, Department of Trade, Sir John Crawford.  

In recognition of his out- standing public service as Commissioner of Taxation, Sir Patrick McGovern.

In recognition of his con- tinued and outstanding service to the Commonwealth and the dairy industry of Austra- lia, Sir Christopher Sheehy.

In recognition of his con- tinued and distinguished pub- lic service, Sir Arthur Tange.

In recognition of his ser- vice to commerce and to charitable organisations in Victoria, Sir Edgar Coles.

In recognition of his ser-   vice as a councillor of the Melbourne City Council and as Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Councillor Sir Frederick Thomas.

In recognition of his ser-

vices to the community over

many years in association with a variety of organisa- tions in Queensland, Sir Leon

Trout.

In recognition of his ser- vice to commerce and in- dustry in South Australia, Sir Barton Pope.

C.B. (Military Division): In recognition of his distin- guished service in Malaya, Air Commodore Colin Thomas Hannah.

C.B.E. (Military Division): In recognition of his distin- guished service to the Royal Australian Air Force, Group Captain Brian Alexander

Eaton.

C.B.E.: In recognition of

his continued and distin- guished public service, John Qualtrough Ewens, Esquire.

In recognition of his distin- guished public service, Mur- ray Louis Tyrrell, Esquire.

O.B.E. (Military Division): In recognition of his out- standing service to the Royal Australian Air Force, Group Captain Arthur Dean John

Garrison.

O.B.E.: In recognition of his service as Education Offi- cer, British Council, India, Norman Ellis Williams, Es- quire.

M.B.E..: In recognition of his valuable public service, Robert Stewart Parker, Es- quire.

B.E.M. (Military Division): In recognition of his valuable service as an airframe fitter with the Royal Australian Air Force: Flight Sergeant Phillip James Mulcahy.  

B.E.M.: In recognition of the courtesy, efficiency and personality which has charac- terised his long service to Members of the Common- wealth Houses of Parliament, William Charles Selwyn Tompsitt, Esquire.

L.S.M.: In recognition of his long and valuable service on the staff of the Common- wealth National Library, Ed- ward Philip Bradley, Esquire.

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