James Elliot Bell

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First name: James

Middle name: Elliot

Last name: Bell

Personal information:

James E Bell served as a private with the 1st Pioneers A Company, 1st Battalion in Egypt, Jan. - Apr. 1916, and France, Apr. - July 1916. He died as a result of wounds, 28 July 1916

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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