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Council of Defence, New Zealand Army, Peacetime Administrative Organization
3 September 1939
 
COUNCIL OF DEFENCE
Prime Minister Rt. Hon. M.J. Savage
Minister of Defence Hon. F. Jones
Minister of Finance Hon. W. Nash
Chief of the Naval Staff Com  H.E. Horan R.N.
Chief of the General Staff MG  J.E. Duigan N.Z.S.C.
Chief of the Air Staff GrpCpt  H.W.L. Sanders R.A.F.
Secretary to the Treasury Mr. B.C. Ashwin
Permanent Head, Prime Minister's Dept. Mr. C.A. Berendsen C.M.Q.
Secretary LTC  W.G. Stevens R.N.Z.A.
The details in this list based on information (corrected generally to 28.04.1939) supplied by the Goverment of the Dominion of New Zealand.
 
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