Alan Fraser Fry

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First name: Alan

Middle name: Fraser

Last name: Fry

Personal information:

Private at enlistment, Lance Corporal on Nominal Roll. 13th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement, Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 6 September 1915; Died of wounds 14 August 1916, Sausage Valley, Somme France

Alan Fraser Fry's Diaries

Alan Fraser Fry's Stories

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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