Herbert A Brown

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First name: Herbert

Middle name: A

Last name: Brown

Personal information:

H. A. Brown served in the Royal Navy, 1901-May 1913, when he joined the Royal Australian Navy and came to Australia on the submarine A.E.2, which subsequently escorted troop transports to Egypt and was sunk in the Dardanelles 30 Apr. 1915, after which he was a prisoner in Turkish camps until Nov. 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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