Gibson McMillan

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First name: Gibson

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Last name: McMillan

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Letters from Gibson McMillan, 11 Oct.1914 - 23 Dec.1915, written aboard a troopship destined for the Middle East, and from England where he was treated for an eye injury.

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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