A group of Australian 7th Field Company Engineers at the 'Plumer Road' entrance to 'Wallangara', or the Catacombs as it was generally called, a system of tunnels built in Hill 63, Messines Ploegsteert Wood, 22nd January 1918. The soldier on the right in the white shirt has been identified as Driver - Alexander Henderson Priest (17822) from Collingwood, Victoria (demobbed in 1919 in good health) (Photo source - Official Photo no.E4487) Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office: W.L. Crowther…
An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April 1915. Australian War Memorial A03868.
John Simpson with his Donkey, 1915: Simpson was a stretcher bearer with the ANZACs during the Gallipoli Campaign in World War I. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded British Empire soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation. He continued this work for 3 and a half weeks, often under fire, until he was killed.
Horses, cats, pigeons and glow worms: The animals who fought in WW1