Britomarte James

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First name: Britomarte

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Last name: James

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Mrs B. James of Melbourne Victoria, mother of two sons in the Australian army went to England 27 Sept. 1916 when her eldest son was wounded. There she joined the Women's Army Auxilliary Corps on its formation, and was a Unit Administrator in Nottingham, England and Boulogne in France

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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