WWI Aussies (ANZAC) Australia and New Zealand Army Corp So many of our young men fought and died as ANZACs, in support of our Allies in every war since the First World War. We celebrate Anzac Day on April 25. We will remember them.

WWI Aussies: (ANZAC) Australia and New Zealand Army Corp. So many of our young men fought and died as ANZACs, in support of our Allies in every war since the First World War. We celebrate Anzac Day on April We will remember them. ** Lest We Forget.

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 "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (6 July 1892 – 19 May 1915), who served under the name John Simpson, was a stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Gallipoli Campaign in World War I. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded British Empire soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation.

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick July 1892 – 19 May who served under…

Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, originally commemorated by both countries on 25 April every year to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empire during World War I.

Anzac Day (April marks the anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli in 1915 by the ANZACS - Australian and New Zealand Army Corps

Anzac is the third Royal Australian Navy ship to carry the name of legend, named after the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps of WWI. HMAS Anzac is the first of her class and a modern warship, capable of operating in a multi-threat environment. Anzac's design is based on the German Meko 200 Class that uses modular construction methods. A feature of this method was the ability to share the construction of the 8 Australian and 2 New Zealand vessels throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Anzac is the third Royal Australian Navy ship to carry the name of legend, named after the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps of WWI. HMAS Anzac is the first of her class and a modern warship, capable of operating in a multi-threat environment. Anzac's design is based on the German Meko 200 Class that uses modular construction methods. A feature of this method was the ability to share the construction of the 8 Australian and 2 New Zealand vessels throughout Australia and New Zealand.

ANZAC Day, April 25, is the most important date in Australia’s and New Zealand’s calendar. All across Australia and NZ, people turn out to salute, honour and pay their respects to the fallen and to the surviving servicemen who willingly offered their lives to the service of their country.The name ANZAC became famous with the landing of the Australian & New Zealand Army Corps on the Gallipoli Peninsula at the Dardanelles, Turkey,25th of April 1915.

ANZAC Day, April is the most important date in Australia’s and New Zealand’s calendar. Lest We Forget

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