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Governor-General thanks the Australian Parliament

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Title: Governor-General thanks the Australian Parliament
Date: 1918
Content creator: Govenor-General Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson
Keywords: letters (texts), World wars, governors, parliaments, victory, Armistice, governor-generals, governors general, World War I, First World War
Record creator: Governor-General
Reference: A11803, 1918/89/908

Congratulations on the Great Victory

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This document is part of a reply dated 13 November 1918 from the Governor-General of Australia Sir Ronald Munro-Ferguson (1860–1934) in which he recognises Australia's pride in 'the part played by her sons' in the struggle to achieve victory in World War I (1914–18). He specifically praises the efforts of the navy, the soldiers and the peoples of the British Empire. It was written in response to addresses of loyalty and congratulations to the King passed by both houses of the Australian Parliament following the armistice ending World War I on 11 November 1918.

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