Henry James Marsh

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First name: Henry

Middle name: James

Last name: Marsh

Personal information:

Private Marsh, a railway employee from Wynnum, Queensland, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes, 22 Dec. 1916 and served as a signaller with the 47th Battalion in France and Belgium.

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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