James McCall Young

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First name: James

Middle name: McCall

Last name: Young

Personal information:

James McCall Young of Westgarth, Victoria, was a gunner of the 11th Brigade Field Artillery, 41st Battery, Field Reinforcement 28 serving in France. embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917.

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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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