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					SIMPSON AND HIS
    DONKEY

By Deon Woodward
    JOHN SIMPSON
     KIRKPATRICK
John Simpson Kirkpatrick was born on
          the 6 July 1892.
   He was born at South Shields,
         Durham, England.
                            SIMPSON
                          IN AUSTRALIA


¤ He joined the merchant marine age of 17.
¤ He began a live of wandering that eventually led him
  to Australia.
¤ Simpson tried his hand at all manner of jobs.
¤ He carried a swag, worked as a cane cutter, a ship's
  hand and a coalminer.
               A HERO!
Having been posted to the
 3rd field Ambulance, he was
 among those who landed at
 Gallipoli on 25th April 1915.

Though a stretcher bearer, Simpson decided
 his task could be better using a donkey to
 carry his wounded charges
              SIMPSON DIED
Just three weeks after
 landing, Simpson was killed
 by Turkish bullet during one
 of his morning journeys up
 Monash valley to retrieve
 wounded men.

  John Simpson Kirkpatrick died 19 May 1915
  Killed at Shrapnel Gully, Gallipoli.
   ALWAYS WILL REMEMBER
 And now Simpson is
 commemorated in paintings and
 with a prominent bronze sculpture
 at the Australian War Memorial in
 Canberra.
         My Project Information
• www.awm.gov.au/people/234.asp (Australian War
  Memorial)

• http://images.google.com.au

• En.wikipedia.org/wiki/john_Simpson_kirkpatrick

•   My mum shown me how to use power point.

•   Deon Woodward found the information, typed it down
    and also designed it.

				
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