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'"Shake!" The Mascot of an Australian Regiment on Egypt'. An Australian soldier with a kangaroo mascot at a camp near the pyramids.

an Australian soldier with a pet kangaroo (Mascot) near the Pyramids, Egypt, about 1915

Messenger dogs and handler near Villers-Bretonneux, 1918.

Messengers - dogs in wartime - Villers-Bretonneux, France, Corporate James Coull with dogs of the No. 3 Messenger Dog Section. Left to right, the dogs are Nell, Trick and Buller. Picture: Australian War Memorial v

Aussie soldier, WWI

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Alec Campbell was another Australian boy who lied about his age. He enlisted as a 16-year-old.

Alec Campbell was another Australian boy who lied about his age. He enlisted as a WWI

Lost diggers of Vignacourt, Australian soldiers WWI.

Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt

27 July 1916, Private Oliver A. Hellyer killed in action at Pozières, Somme. Unit: D Company, 18th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force. © IWM

HU Private Oliver A. Hellyer Unit: "D" Company Battalion Australian Imperial Force. Death: 27 July 1916 killed in action at Pozieres Somme Western Front

The camp and horse lines of A Squadron, 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment, in a valley. Ottoman Empire, Palestine, Jericho 17 Aug 1918

A high view of the camp and horse lines of A Squadron, Australian Light Horse Regiment, in a valley near Jericho in Palestine.

WWI; Four siblings of the Malcolm family of Melbourne, Victoria, all of whom served during the First World War and returned home to Australia.

Such a sweet photo! Informal family portrait of four siblings of the Malcolm family of Melbourne, Victoria, all of whom served during the First World War and returned home to Australia. So they all survived!

24th August 1916: Soldiers in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps with their one year old pet kangaroo 'Joey'. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

August Soldiers in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps with their one year old pet kangaroo 'Joey'. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

WWI; Australian medics on board the hospital ship Salta which later helped evacuate sick and wounded men from Gallipoli. -Australia Great War (@AustGreatWar) | Twitter

Australian medics on board the hospital ship Salta which later helped evacuate sick and wounded men from Gallipoli.

WWI. ‘A final loving farewell’ 3149 Private Desmond Morris, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, a former sawmill hand of West Warburton, Victoria about to embark from Melbourne on 23 November 1916. On 20 September 1917 he was killed in action and has no known grave; he is commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres. Photo: Sydney Morning Herald and Sydney Mail.

A loving farewell for Private Desmond Michael Morris, AIF. On 20 Sept 1917 he was killed in action and has no known grave, he is memorialised on the Menin Gate at Ypres.