The Cartoonist

A drill sergeant stands before a line of different versions of Sir Robert Menzies, all wearing different costumes, representing stages of Menzies’ long career in law, politics and academia.

Colonel Menzies on Parade

The Herald, 10 June 1966

Sir Robert Menzies retired as Prime Minister on 26 January 1966. A few months later, Menzies took up the ancient, but ceremonial, office of Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports. He had been appointed as such in October 1965, succeeding Sir Winston Churchill.