Richard Blundell

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First name: Richard

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Last name: Blundell

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R. Blundell enlisted on 14 December 1914. He served with the Australian Field Artillery, Jan. 1915 - May 1916, then transferred to the 101st Battalion. He was aboard ships operating in the Dardanelles, Apr. - May 1915, served in Egypt, June 1915 - Mar. 1916 and then in France, Mar. 1916 - Dec. 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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