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CHANGING OF GERMAN PLACE NAMES IN AUSTRALIA
The following German place and district names in Australia were changed during the Great War, as follows: -
New South Wales - Germanton to Holbrook, German's Hill to Lidster, German Creek to Empire Vale; Victoria - Germantown to Grovedale, Hochkirch to Tarrington, Mt. Bismarck to Mt. Kitchener; Queensland - Bergen to Murra Murra, Bergenside to Neuve, Bismarck to Maclagan, Engelsburg to Kalbar, Gehrkevale to Mount Mort, Gramzow to Carbrook, Hapsburg to Kowbi, Hessenburg to Ingoldsby, Kirchheim to Haigslea, Murden to Frenchton, Roessler to Applethorpe, Stegeht to Woongoolba, Teutelburg to Willa, Fahley to Kilbirni; South Australia - Bartsch's Creek to Yedlakoo Creek, Basedow - Hundred of to Hundred of French, Bauer - Cape to Wondoma - Cape, Berlin Rock to panpandie Rock, Bethanien to Bethany, Bismarck to Weeroopa, Blumberg to Birdwood, Blumenthal to Lakkari, Buchfelde to Loos, Carlsruhe to Kunden, Ehrenbreitstein to Mount Yerila, Ferdinand Creek to Ernaballa Creek, Mount Ferdinand to Mount Warrabillinna, Friedrichstadt to Tangari, Friedrichawalde to Tarnuma, Gebhardt's Hills to Polygon Ridge, German Creek to Benara Creek, German Pass to Tappa Pass, Germantown Hill to Vimy Ridge, Gottlieb's Well to Parnggi Well, Grunberg to Karalta, Grunthal to Verdun, Hahndorf to Ambleside, Hasse's Mound to Larelar Mound, Heidelberg to Kobandilla, Hergott Springs to Marree, Hildesheim to Punthari, Hoffnungsthal to Karawirra, Homburg - Hundred of to Hundred of Haig, Jaenschtown to Kerkanya, Kaiserstuhl to Mount Kitchener, Klaebes to Kilto, Klemzig to Gaza, Krause Rock to Marti Rock, Krichauff - Hundred of to Hundred of Beatty, Krichauff to Beatty. Kronsdorf to Kabminye, Langdorf to Kaldukee, Langmeil to Bilyara, Lobethal to Tweedvale, Meyer - Mount to Mount Kauto, Muller's Hill to Yandina Hill. Neudorf to Mamburdi, Neukirch to Dimchurch, New Hamburg to Willyaroo, New Mecklenburg to Gomersal, Oliventhal to Olivedale, Paech - Hundred of to Hundred of Cannawigara, Petersburg to Peterborough, Pfaum - Hundred of to Hundred of Geegeeia, Rhine Park to Kongolia, Rhine Hill to Mons, Rhine River N. to The Somme, Rhino River S. to The Marne, Rhino Villa to Cambrai, Rhine (North) - Hundred of to Hundred of Jellicoe, Rhine (South) - Hundred of to Hundred of Jutland, Rosenthal to Rosedale, Scherk - Hundred of to Hundred of Sturdee, Schoenthal to Boongala, Schomburgk - Hundred of to Hundred of Maude, Seppelts to Dorrien, Schreiberhau to Warre, Siegersdorf to Bultawilta, Steinfeld to Stonefield, Summerfeldt to Summerfield, Vogelsang's Corner to Teerkoore, Von Doussa - Hundred of to Hundred of Allenby, Wusser's Nob to Karun Nob; Western Australia - Mueller Park to Kitchener Park; Tasmania - Bismarck to Collins Vale.
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