What’s in a name? – Abuklea Road, Epping 2121

Abuklea Road, Epping MSW 2121     Have you ever wondered the history of the street names in your local area? How did Abuklea Road in Epping 2121 get its’ name? A quick search of the Hornsby Shire Council pages reveals Abuklea Road was named after Abu Klea, a town in Sudan, where the Battle of Abu Klea took place in 1885. It is one of a number of local streets named after British battles, such as Balaclava, Khartoum and Waterloo. What is the Battle of Abu Klea?   War: The Sudan Campaign to rescue General Charles Gordon besieged...

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