Allan Dunn Brown

View in Catalogue Record

First name: Allan

Middle name: Dunn

Last name: Brown

Personal information:

Private A. Brown of Annandale, N.S.W., served with D. Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Brigade in France and Belgium in 1916. He was wounded in August 1916, and repatriated to Australia and discharged from the army in Nov. 1917

Featured
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.

world.war.I@sl.nsw.gov.au
Ph: +61 2 9273 1414
Fax: +61 2 9273 1255

State Library of NSW
Macquarie Street,
Sydney NSW 2000,
Australia

Media Enquiries
media.library@sl.nsw.gov.au