Benjamin Henry Eyles Price

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First name: Benjamin

Middle name: Henry Eyles

Last name: Price

Personal information:

Benjamin Henry Eyles Price, a schoolmaster from Oxford, England enlisted in the AIF (regimental no. 788) aged 31 years, 14 Dec. 1915. He served in Egypt and Gallipoli with the 3rd Reinforcements, 5th Light Horse Regiment and returned to Australia on HT Karoa, Apr. 1919

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Street signs, the corner of Frederick St and Dodson Av
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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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