Herbert Henry Harris

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First name: Herbert

Middle name: Henry

Last name: Harris

Personal information:

Enlisted as Private, Corporal on NR, embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A29 Suevic, on 20 Dec.1915. He served with the 55th Battalion, Australian Imperial Forces in France and Belgium. He was promoted to corporal in the Military Police, 1 Sept. 1917 and returned to Australia 8 Apr. 1919

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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