Henry Stirling Stevenson

View in Catalogue Record

First name: Henry

Middle name: Stirling

Last name: Stevenson

Personal information:

Lance Corporal Henry Stirling Stevenson, a 21 year old grazier from Claremont, New South Wales, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 22 August 1914 and served in the 1st Australian Light Horse Brigade in 1914. He was discharged in Feb. 1919 and returned to Australia, 15 November 1918

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.

Ph: +61 2 9273 1414
Fax: +61 2 9273 1255

State Library of NSW
Macquarie Street,
Sydney NSW 2000,

Media Enquiries