Unofficial history of the Australian
& New Zealand Armed
Victory Parade 19 November
1918 Brisbane Queensland
shot is taken looking over George St and down Elizabeth St. The stone
building on the left in the near ground is the Treasury Building as it
was then. It is now the Treasury Casino.
is George St Brisbane and is the forming up point for the parade. To
this day the marching contingents for Anzac Day parades form up here.
2 members of the
the back of this photo is the inscription "On board the Torrens.
The sailor is a signaler and has the 4 blue and 1 red stripes indicating
service since 1914. (The red is below the blue ones but does not show in
the photo). The 2 gold stripes on the right arm are good conduct stripes
and the ribbon is the 1914 Star). Punch is the dog's name. He was saved
from the mined battleship "Pheonix" and had his two hind legs
broken in the explosion. He is a great hit on the Torrens".
Note that every person
in the photo, regardless of age, is wearing a hat.