Percival Hurley

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First name: Percival

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Last name: Hurley

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Percival Hurley of Gympie, Queensland enlisted as a private in the Australian Medical Corps May 1915. He subsequently served in Egypt and France, being prompted to the rank of sergeant Jan. 1916

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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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