Nora Kathleen Fletcher

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First name: Nora

Middle name: Kathleen

Last name: Fletcher

Personal information:

Nora Fletcher, born 1880 at Woollahra, New South Wales, trained as a nurse, graduating from the Coast Hospital in 1906 and later left Sydney to work in England. Throughout World War I she worked with the Joint War Committee, serving as Principal Matron in France. She obtained several awards for her services including the Royal Red Cross in 1915 and the Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1920

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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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