Jack W Martin

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First name: Jack

Middle name: W

Last name: Martin

Personal information:

Jack W. Martin of Mosman, N.S.W., served with the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force which seized the German radio stations in New Guinea

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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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