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ARMY COMMANDS.

SIR lAN HAMILTON'S REFUSAL

LONiDON, Mardh 30. j The Press Bureau announces that General Sir H. Rawlinson has been appointed to the Aldershot command, and General Sir H. S. Home to the Eastern command.. Mr Churchill offered 'Sir,.,lan Hamilton the Northern command, intimating that General Sir H. Wilson concurred with General Sir W. i Robertson that there was nothing in Sir'la 1! Hamilton's command of the Allied forces on GaHipoli which ouglit to preclude him from\ re-employment. Sir lan Hamilton declined <on the ground that younger men should be given a' chance. General Sir Julian Byng declined the Southern command for a similar reason. ' ■; '

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9574, 1 April 1919

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ARMY COMMANDS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9574, 1 April 1919

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