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Legacy war orphans fund

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Monday 26 July 1948, The Sydney Morning Herald

Appeal Fund’s Growth.

The retiring president of the Sydney Legacy, Mr. Marcus Griffin, told members at the annual meeting on Saturday night that the War Orphans’ Appeal-Fund had increased by £39,219 between May, 1947, and April, 1948.

Revenue for the 11 months was £78,342, and the aggregate expenditure £39,123.

The public and approximately 800 institutions had given £74,616 in 11 months, and of this £24,315/13/ had been raised by the Legacy War Orphans’ Appeal Day.

The meeting elected Mr. J. L. Jamieson to replace Mr. Griffin as president.

The retiring president’s report stated that as a result of Sydney Legacy’s decentralisation policy five new clubs had been formed at Wollongong, Tamworth, Lismore, Armidale and Orange. The first oversea club had also been formed in London.

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