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A little bit of war profiteering

Sam Dyson was in Egypt at the time. He was among the first to sign up for the Great War and was among the first quota of Western Australians in the AIF. He has been identified in the famous photograph of the ANZACs posing on the side of the Great Pyramid on the Giza Plateau. Group portrait of all the original officers and men of the 11th Battalion, 3rd Brigade, AIF Sam would be one of the first on the beach at ANZAC cove, and…

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