Thomas William Roberts

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First name: Thomas

Middle name: William

Last name: Roberts

Personal information:

Postcard photographs of Golders Green Training Corps (G.G.T.C.) members and guardroom, Easter 1915, photographs of soldiers and nurses in a hospital ward, probably at 3rd London General Hospital and Cpl. 'Jimmy' Hawkins, 1916; pension notice to Mrs E. Roberts from the Pension Issue Office, 1921; clipping of humorous rules of the G.G.T.C.

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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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