Henry Stirling Stevenson

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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

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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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