We are saddened to learn that Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester has passed away. Older Australians will remember her as the wife of the Governor –General, the Duke of Gloucester, who was chosen to hold that office in those difficult post war years by that great Prime Minister, John Curtin. Her story  can be read at

http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page 3455.asp.

Condolences may be sent online to http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page249.asp