Alfred Ernest Cornelius Bray

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First name: Alfred

Middle name: Ernest Cornelius

Last name: Bray

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Sergeant A.E.C. Bray of Hurstville, N.S.W., served with the 18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement in France and Belgium, Apr. 1916 - June 1918, when he was gassed and sent to England for hospital treatment

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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