Maurice Barber Bevan Keatinge

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First name: Maurice

Middle name: Barber Bevan

Last name: Keatinge

Personal information:

Captain, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, B Company, Major. Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916

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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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