An Anzac's childhood: John Simpson Kirkpatrick (1892–1915)

  title={An Anzac's childhood: John Simpson Kirkpatrick (1892–1915)},
  author={J. Pearn and D. Gardner-Medwin},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
The Medical Journal of Australia ISSN: 0025-729X 21 April 2003 178 8 400-402 ©The Medical Journal of Australia 2003 History JOHN SIMPSON KIRKPATRICK, generally known as “Simpson”, is one of the most famous Anzacs of the Gallipoli campaign.1-3 From the Gallipoli landing on 25 April 1915 until his death 25 days later, Simpson and his donkey retrieved perhaps 300 casualties from the battlefield. He did this work independently, sometimes in disregard of orders, and frequently with a… Expand
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