Aubrey Roy Liddon Wiltshire

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First name: Aubrey

Middle name: Roy Liddon

Last name: Wiltshire

Personal information:

2nd Lieutenant on enlistment, Lieutenant-Colonel on Nominal Roll, served with the 22nd Battalion, D Company, A.I.F. He was promoted to captain in May 1916, major in October 1916, and lieutenant-colonel in June 1917. Wiltshire was wounded while in charge of 'C' Company at Pozieres on 26 July 1916. He was awarded the Military Cross on 4 Jan. 1917, the Distinguished Service Order on 4 June 1918, and was created a Companion of St Michael and St George on 3 June 1919.

Aubrey Roy Liddon Wiltshire's Diaries

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Street signs, the corner of Frederick St and Dodson Av
Trove solves a family mystery

All the WW1 records for my great grand uncle showed he lived in Hanover St, Lidcombe. However, this street no longer exists. Searching in Trove I discovered the street had been renamed to honour another soldier, Private Frederick Doodson who was killed on Anzac Day landing at the Dardanelles. The digitised newspapers helped me to unravel a mystery in the family history. Trove supplied the missing piece to the puzzle and also the reason why the street name was changed, and the wonderful recognition for the local soldier who died.

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