William Henry Nicholson

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First name: William

Middle name: Henry

Last name: Nicholson

Personal information:

W. H. Nicholson enlisted on 19 Aug. 1915 serving as a private with the 2nd Company, 3rd Battalion of the 1st Brigade, A.I.F. He returned to Sydney on 23 May 1918 and was discharged as medically unfit for further service on 22 Nov. 1918

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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