Louis Eugene Michael Schaeffer

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First name: Louis

Middle name: Eugene Michael

Last name: Schaeffer

Personal information:

Private L. E. Schaeffer, clerk of Darlington, NSW embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A67 Orsova, 14 July 1915 and served as an orderly with the Australian Army Medical Corps in the surgical ward of the S. S. Karoola, No. 1 Australian hospital ship

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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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