J E Morrison

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First name: J

Middle name: E

Last name: Morrison

Personal information:

J. E. Morrison was an officer on board H.M.A.T. Indarra (C810). Requisitioned by the Admiralty, the 9,735 ton Indarra was taken over in Port Jackson on 20 Oct. 1917 and in April 1918 she joined a convoy of fast ships formed for the purpose of rushing reinforcements to the Western Front from Egypt to France. The Indarra was returned to her owners, the Australasian United Steam Navigation Company on 24 Sept. 1919. Merchanr navy

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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