Charles Sherwin

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First name: Charles

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Last name: Sherwin

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Charles Ronald Sherwin, a fitter of Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, was 27 when he enlisted on 26 Sept. 1914. He embarked from Sydney on board Transport A29 Suevic, 21 Dec. 1914 and served with the 6th Light Horse Regiment at Gallipoli and in Egypt.

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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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