The Kia ora coo-ee : the magazine for the ANZACS in the Middle East, 1918
From the Prime Minister of Australia
From the Prime Minister of Australia.
To General Chauvel. 15/11/1918
"The Government and people of Australia extend their heartiest congratulations on the triumphant conclusion of your great efforts. I am soecially requested to convey to you their heartfelt thanks and deep admiration for your brilliant and great leadership, and for the way in which you and the brave men associated with you have born the sufferings and trials of the past four years, and in common with the Troops ot all the Allied Nations brought the civilised peoples of the world through adversity to victorious peace. On behalf of the Government and people of the Commonwealth, I assure you and every Australians soldier in the field, that the Commonwealth is full of pride and admiration of their endurance and sacrifice. Tne Australian soldiers are entitled to, and shall receive, not only the thanks of a grateful people, but that treatment which their great services deserve."