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 (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.

This pair of shoes was said to have been made by a convict from Port Arthur. (Used with permission: Collection: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gal...

This pair of shoes was said to have been made by a convict from Port Arthur. (Used with permission: Collection: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gal...

Banjo Paterson with wife Alice and daughter Grace, ca. 1900-1912, by Lionel Lindsay by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Banjo Paterson with wife Alice and daughter Grace, ca. 1900-1912, by Lionel Lindsay by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Hyde Park Barracks convict shirt - Front view of shirt. Photo: Alex Kershaw Date range: 1840 - 1848 Place of origin: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

15 August 1945 ♦ Melbourne: Jitterbug dancing in Swanston Street during the Victory Pacific celebrations in the city streets.

15 August 1945 ♦ Melbourne: Jitterbug dancing in Swanston Street during the Victory Pacific celebrations in the city streets.

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