Harold Kerr

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First name: Harold

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Last name: Kerr

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Harold Younger Kerr, merchant of West Maitland, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on HMAT A16 Star of Victoria, 20 Oct. 1914 and served with the 1st Light Horse Regiment in Gallipoli. He was killed in action 7 Aug. 1915

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Military parade, Macquarie Street, Sydney
A birthday treat(y) signals a short-lived period of world peace

Being an ardent pacifist I was delighted to discover that the Treaty of Versailles was signed on 28 June – my birthday!  An examination of the souvenir programme, Victory Celebrations (Signing of Peace), revealed a route  that was to pass in front of the original Mitchell Library.  Further searching of the Library’s collections revealed this magnificent photo of the event.

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