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Transcript 11301

MEMORIAL SERVICE IN SWITZERLAND

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Howard, John

Period of Service: 11/03/1996 to 03/12/2007

More information about Howard, John on The National Archive website.

Release Date: 05/08/1999

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 11301

His Excellency the Governor-General, Sir William Deane AC KBE will,

as he indicated, attend the ecumenical memorial service at Interlaken

in Switzerland next Thursday, 5 August 1999.

The service will also be attended by Senator The Hon John Herron,

Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs who is

currently in Europe and has already visited many of the survivors

of the canyoning tragedy.

During the absence of the Governor-General, Major General Philip Michael

Jeffery AC MC, Governor of the State of Western Australia, will be

Administrator of the Commonwealth.

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