This Day in History: 1927-05-09

Corporal Ernest Edward Ellery of the Toodyay unit of the 10th Light Horse Regiment was among those selected for the Duke of York’s escort at the opening of Canberra, the national capital.

Toodyay herald, 23 April 1927, p.2.
West Australian, 22 Mar. 1927, p.4; 10 May 1927, p.9.
Wally Chitty. Toodyay – the good old days. Hesperian Press, 2004, pp.165-166 (photo).