Roy Pinto Bell

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First name: Roy

Middle name: Pinto

Last name: Bell

Personal information:

R. P. Bell, accountant of Croydon Park, N.S.W., embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A35 Berrima, 17 Dec. 1915 and served in the 5th Field Artillery. He was killed in France, 9 December 1916

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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