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Born in Victoria, Saltbush Bill was dubbed ‘Knight of the Stockwhip’ and travelled throughout Australia performing feats with the stockwhip. The royal family invited him to perform for them in London at Buckingham Palace, which he did. He was…

Australian infantrymen taking part in the Lord Mayor's Procession march past Buckingham Palace, where King George V was taking the salute. The Lord Mayor's Procession began in 1215, when the citizens of London were allowed to elect a mayor for the…

His Majesty, King George V, bestowing the Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) award upon an Australian officer at an investiture held at Buckingham Palace.