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MR. CHURCHILL DECLINES ORDER OF THE GARTER

Rec. 11. LONDON, July 30. After Mr. Churchill, on Thursday last, tendered his res'sfßafion to 'ho King, His Majesty asked the retiring Prime Minister to accept the Older of the Ga;ter in recognition of his great service during the war, states an official announcement. Mr. Churchill, however, begged His Majesty, under the present circumstances, that he mipht be allowed to decline the offer. The Press Association says this is believed to be the first time a Commoner has declined the Order of the Garter. Only three other Commoners have received the Garter in the history of the Order, which dates back to 1348. The Daily Express political correspondent says Mr. Churchill's main reason for declining the Order of the Garter was that it would have made him Sir Winston Churchill, because it is an order of knighthood.

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MR. CHURCHILL DECLINES ORDER OF THE GARTER, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 179, 31 July 1945

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MR. CHURCHILL DECLINES ORDER OF THE GARTER Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 179, 31 July 1945

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