Henry Aubrey King

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First name: Henry

Middle name: Aubrey

Last name: King

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Henry Aubrey King embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on A15 Star Of England, 24 Sept. 1914 and served with the 2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment in Gallipoli and Egypt. He was wounded in action at the Dardanelles and returned to active service Dec. 1915. He returned to Australia on HT Wiltshire 20 Dec. 1917 and was discharged 25 Jan. 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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