John Thomas Hutton

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First name: John

Middle name: Thomas

Last name: Hutton

Personal information:

private, Infantry Battalion - 1 to 13 Reinforcements. Hutton served with the 17th Battalion in Egypt in 1916 and France and Belgium, 1916-1918. After the signing of the armistice he was billeted for a time in France and returned 16 Dec. 1918 to England to work as a clerk in the Finance Department, returning to Australia on 25 September 1919. Jack Hutton also served in World War II. He died in Sydney in 1958

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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