Australian soldiers in trenches at Gallipoli, 1915 by thompsoe, via Flickr

Australian soldiers in trenches at Gallipoli, 1915 by thompsoe, via Flickr

Australian soldiers, mainly from the 2nd and 3rd Battalions, in a Turkish trench captured during the Battle of Lone Pine, August 1915.

Australian soldiers, mainly from the 2nd and 3rd Battalions, in a Turkish trench captured during the Battle of Lone Pine, August 1915.

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".

On their way: Australians soldiers embarking at Melbourne to fight in World War One in December 1914. Some 8,000 Australian soldiers died at Gallipoli

Ghosts of Gallipoli: Evocative images released on Anzac Day show Allied troops contemplating the ridges they would die in droves failing to capture

On their way: Australians soldiers embarking at Melbourne to fight in World War One in December 1914. Some 8,000 Australian soldiers died at Gallipoli

Poster recruiting ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps)  to fight in Gallipoli,Turkey 1915.

Poster recruiting ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps) to fight in Gallipoli,Turkey 1915.

Anzac trenches preserved at Gallipoli, Turkey.  If you've seen one of my favorite films, "Gallipoli," you will understand this shot. © Judith Sylte, 1992

Anzac trenches preserved at Gallipoli, Turkey. If you've seen one of my favorite films, "Gallipoli," you will understand this shot. © Judith Sylte, 1992

The ANZACs in this photo are brothers Harold (left) and Arthur Bartleet. The photo was taken outside of their  dugout on Gallipoli on Arthur’s 21st Birthday on the 20th of November 1915. Both brothers survived the war.

The ANZACs in this photo are brothers Harold (left) and Arthur Bartleet. The photo was taken outside of their dugout on Gallipoli on Arthur’s 21st Birthday on the 20th of November 1915. Both brothers survived the war.

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