Mrs John Robertson

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First name: Mrs John

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Last name: Robertson

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Letters from the Front, mostly to Mrs John Robertson, 1914-1918. Letters, mostly to Mrs John Robertson ('Babs') from enlisted men formerly employed at Toganmain, neighbours and others. Includes letters from Mesopotamia, Egypt, Belgium, France and Gallipoli containing information about the conditions, battle methodology and technology including bombs, zeppelins, aeroplanes and air raids. Describe events experineced, leave, London and Paris during the war, descriptions of the countryside, and conditions in the mud and trenches. Multiple authors

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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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