John Moore

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First name: John

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Last name: Moore

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John (Jack) Moore, a cook, was born in Whangarei, New Zealand and enlisted aged 30 Aug. 1917 in 21st Reinforcements, 18th Battalion. He was wounded in action in France 14 May 1918 and again 26 May 1918 and returned to Australia Feb. 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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