Charles Glifford Pryce

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First name: Charles

Middle name: Glifford

Last name: Pryce

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Charles Gifford Pryce, a rural worker of Waverley, New South Wales enlisted 27 Sept. 1915, aged 29 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A35 Berrima, 12 Dec. 1915 to serve with the 8th Reinforcement, 19th Battalion. He was wounded in action in France, 24 July 1916 and again 6 May 1917, and was awarded the Military Medal for bravery at Meteren, 23 June 1918. He was killed in action, 18 Sept. 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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