John Phillipson Scott

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First name: John

Middle name: Phillipson

Last name: Scott

Personal information:

J. P. Scott, accountant of Sydney, New South Wales embarked on SS Port Napier, 17 Nov. 1916 and served as a private in the 45th Battalion, A.I.F.

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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