Henry Aubrey King

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First name: Henry

Middle name: Aubrey

Last name: King

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Henry Aubrey King embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on A15 Star Of England, 24 Sept. 1914 and served with the 2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment in Gallipoli and Egypt. He was wounded in action at the Dardanelles and returned to active service Dec. 1915. He returned to Australia on HT Wiltshire 20 Dec. 1917 and was discharged 25 Jan. 1918

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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