Anti-German sentiment led to street name change during war | VIDEO

By Emma Swain
Updated April 5 2015 - 10:28am, first published 9:46am
MORE LIKE IT: Historian keven Short At Anzac Street which was originally Beckmann Street. Picture by CATH BOWEN

As Australian soldiers prepared to leave Gallipoli and devastation of the conflict travelled home, the name of one of Maitland’s most prominent streets came under fire.