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
95 years ago, in a French village a short march from the allied frontlines, a husband and wife team began a unique historical record of the First World War.These photos were discovered in Feb. More than three thousand fragile photographic glass plate negatives were found in the attic of a dilapidated farmhouse. - Lost Diggers complete 14
Australian troops at Mena Camp, Egypt, December looking towards the Pyramids. Many Australian units brought kangaroos and other Australian animals with them to Egypt, and some were given to the Cairo Zoological Gardens when the units went to Gallipoli.