22 April 2016

The Grand-Chancellor, Jean Louis Georgelin, in Australia.

For the first time in our history, the Grand-Chancellor of the Légion d'honneur and the Chancellor of our Order (Le mérite National) toured Australia.

2015 will be well remembered for his visit in Australia.

Brigadier General (Général d'Armée) Jean Louis Georgelin and his aide de camp Capitaine Olivier Cafe arrived on the Sunday 01 November 2015 for a 5 days visit official visit.

On 02 November 2015, a celebration dinner was organised for 60 or so members of both Orders at the Australian Club in Sydney. The Chancellor delivered an informative and thoughts provoking speech on the national Orders of France.

On 04 November 2015 there was an official visit in Canberra, our capital, to the French embassy and to the Australian War Memorial.

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