Thomas Cotgave Hewitt

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First name: Thomas

Middle name: Cotgave

Last name: Hewitt

Personal information:

Hubert Deane Hewitt, cattle station manager of Bundaberg, Queensland served with the 5th Light Horse Regiment and the 53rd Battalion in France and returned to Australia 16 Dec. 1917

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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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