Peter Riordan Hall

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First name: Peter

Middle name: Riordan

Last name: Hall

Personal information:

Private Peter R Hall, printer of West Perth, Western Australia embarked from Fremantle on board Transport A55 Kyarra, 14 Dec. 1914. He served with the 2nd Stationary Hospital, Australian Imperial Forces during the Gallipoli campaign, Apr.-May 1915 and with the 7th Field Ambulance as a stretcher bearer on the Somme front near Bapaume in northern France, Oct. 1918

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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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