Ian Hamilton

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First name: Ian

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Last name: Hamilton

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Papers relating to Sir Ian Hamilton, 1920. Portion of original despatch on Dardanelles with manuscript corrections in pencil from Sir Ian Hamilton attached in his letter to H.M. Southwell, 23 April 1920

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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