'With the camera at Anzac' – Lord Kitchener's farewell salute at Anzac, 14.11.15. This photograph is from an album of Anzac Cove and surrounding areas, taken in 1915 by three young Australian soldiers. NAA: A1861, 4210. See more images from the album on Flickr: www.flickr.com/...
Gallipoli battlefield cemetery statue of an Ottoman soldier carrying a wounded ANZAC soldier "As the cries of the wounded continued and the hot sun rose, the Anzacs were moved to pity. They had never seen such bravery before. A truce was arranged and Anzacs and Turks together helped to bury the dead." --A.K. Macdougall, Australia in History: Gallipoli and the Middle East, 1915-18, 2004
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.
Stretcher bearers carrying wounded at Anzac The image on this panel shows two stretcher-bearers. Undoubtedly, the most famous medic on Anzac was the ‘man with the donkey’, Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick, 3rd Field Ambulance. However, it was decided not to feature Simpson, whose story is so well known, but rather that unsung legion of other bearers whose work right throughout the campaign undoubtedly saved many lives. They lived with death, dined with disease. Anonymous Poem Gallipoli