"In Flanders Fields" a poem by Canadian Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, was inspired by the death of a friend during the Second Battle of Ypres. SMG

"In Flanders Fields" a poem by Canadian Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, was inspired by the death of a friend during the Second Battle of Ypres. SMG

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (centre of picture) who served under the name John Simpson, was a stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Gallipoli Campaign. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded  soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation. He did this for three and a half weeks, often under fire, until he was killed. Simpson and his Donkey are a key part of the "Anzac legend".

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (centre of picture) who served under the name John Simpson, was a stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Gallipoli Campaign. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation. He did this for three and a half weeks, often under fire, until he was killed. Simpson and his Donkey are a key part of the "Anzac legend".

This is Clare Deacon from Tasmania. Clare worked, as a nurse for five years, on the Western Front during WW1 and was awarded the Military Medal (the highest medal for nurses) for bravery and it was pinned on her by King George V at Buckingham Palace. She was also awarded the 1914/15 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal and is listed in the Dictionary of Biography of notable Australians.

This is Clare Deacon from Tasmania. Clare worked, as a nurse for five years, on the Western Front during WW1 and was awarded the Military Medal (the highest medal for nurses) for bravery and it was pinned on her by King George V at Buckingham Palace. She was also awarded the 1914/15 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal and is listed in the Dictionary of Biography of notable Australians.

A Remembrance Day slideshow using Mark Knopfler's wonderful "Remembrance Day" song from the album 'Get Lucky' (2009).

A Remembrance Day slideshow using Mark Knopfler's wonderful "Remembrance Day" song from the album 'Get Lucky' (2009).

Members of the Australian Army Nursing Service, pictured on camels in front of the Sphinx and pyramids. Sister Isabelle Bowman is believed to be one of the nurses. Courtesy Australian War Memorial, P00411.001

Members of the Australian Army Nursing Service, pictured on camels in front of the Sphinx and pyramids. Sister Isabelle Bowman is believed to be one of the nurses. Courtesy Australian War Memorial, P00411.001

Australia 1965 SG 373 ANZAC Gallipoli Landing Fine Mint SG 373 Scott 385 Condition Fine MNH Only one post charge applied on multipule purchases

Australia 1965 SG 373 ANZAC Gallipoli Landing Fine Mint

Australia 1965 SG 373 ANZAC Gallipoli Landing Fine Mint SG 373 Scott 385 Condition Fine MNH Only one post charge applied on multipule purchases

Ww1 Lighthorse At Beersheba Painting  - Ww1 Lighthorse At Beersheba Fine Art Print

Ww1 Lighthorse At Beersheba

Ww1 Lighthorse At Beersheba Painting - Ww1 Lighthorse At Beersheba Fine Art Print

Australian one dollar coin.100 Years of ANZAC. The coin features the ANZAC Centenary logo including the image of an Australian Digger, head bowed and rifle reversed in solemn reflection and the words “100 Years of ANZAC – The Spirit Lives”. (available to buy at this link)

Australian one dollar coin.100 Years of ANZAC. The coin features the ANZAC Centenary logo including the image of an Australian Digger, head bowed and rifle reversed in solemn reflection and the words “100 Years of ANZAC – The Spirit Lives”. (available to buy at this link)

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