James McCall Young

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First name: James

Middle name: McCall

Last name: Young

Personal information:

James McCall Young of Westgarth, Victoria, was a gunner of the 11th Brigade Field Artillery, 41st Battery, Field Reinforcement 28 serving in France. embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917.

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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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