Hubert Bleackley

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First name: Hubert

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Last name: Bleackley

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Engineer Lieutenant H. Bleackley, R.N. served on H.M.A.S. Australia in the Pacific and in the North Sea until transferred back to the Royal Navy in Dec. 1916

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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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