Charles Glifford Pryce

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First name: Charles

Middle name: Glifford

Last name: Pryce

Personal information:

Charles Gifford Pryce, a rural worker of Waverley, New South Wales enlisted 27 Sept. 1915, aged 29 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A35 Berrima, 12 Dec. 1915 to serve with the 8th Reinforcement, 19th Battalion. He was wounded in action in France, 24 July 1916 and again 6 May 1917, and was awarded the Military Medal for bravery at Meteren, 23 June 1918. He was killed in action, 18 Sept. 1918

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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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