Ernest Murray

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Sergeant Ernest Murray of Nowra, N.S.W. served in the 1st Field Company Engineers in Egypt, Gallipoli, France and Belgium. He was awarded the Military Medal and a bar to it. He arrived back in Sydney 21 Sept. 1918. Sapper on enlistment, Sergeant in NR

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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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