James Robert Liddle

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First name: James

Middle name: Robert

Last name: Liddle

Personal information:

Staff-Sergeant James Robert Liddle enlisted in the Army in Feb. 1915, served with 18th Battallion 5th Brigade in Gallipoli and France, was wounded twice, and was on the staff of the musketry school at Tidworth in England Sept. 1917-Dec. 1918

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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