Leslie George Wynne

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First name: Leslie

Middle name: George

Last name: Wynne

Personal information:

G. W. Wynne, b. 1872, a reporter for the Daily Telegraph, Sydney, N.S.W., became a war correspondent with the Australian Naval Contingent, ca.1900-1901. He was a major by 1911 and commanded the Australian Coronation Contingent at the coronation of King George V. His son, Leslie George Wynne, was on the composing staff of the Daily Telegraph and enlisted in 1915, serving with the 13th Battalion. He was a prisoner of war in Germany, ca.1917-1918. He was discharged in 1919

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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