Nora Kathleen Fletcher

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First name: Nora

Middle name: Kathleen

Last name: Fletcher

Personal information:

Nora Fletcher, born 1880 at Woollahra, New South Wales, trained as a nurse, graduating from the Coast Hospital in 1906 and later left Sydney to work in England. Throughout World War I she worked with the Joint War Committee, serving as Principal Matron in France. She obtained several awards for her services including the Royal Red Cross in 1915 and the Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1920

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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