Charles Frederick Cox

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First name: Charles

Middle name: Frederick

Last name: Cox

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Charles Frederick Cox served in the Boer War, first with the NSW Lancers and then with 3 NSW Mounted Rifles and with the 6th Light Horse Regiment at Gallipoli, Egypt, Palestine and Syria, 1915-1918. Cox returned to Australia in March 1919 and in 1920 was elected to the Senate

An Anzac and some of his friends. "The Donks"
'An Anzac and some of his friends. "The Donks"'

Taken by official war photographer Frank Hurley, this image and its title are equally captivating  because it's such an ordinary photo of a young man looking after his animals in such  extraordinary circumstances. I can just imagine him saying something like 'Must be almost time to feed the donks' - an unremarkable job if he was at home, perhaps he was a farmer. Something else again at War in the Middle East. See pic.
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