Christopher John Robinson

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First name: Christopher

Middle name: John

Last name: Robinson

Personal information:

Christopher John Robinson, a shop assistant of Mudgee, New South Wales enlisted 11 Mar. 1916 aged 18 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire, 22 Aug. 1916. He served with the 45th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement in France. He was wounded in action, June 1917 and died of wounds, 3 Apr. 1918

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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