Kirkpatrick, John Simpson (Private, b:1892 - d:1915)

Unit 3rd Australian Field Ambulance
Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number 3DRL/3424
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement overall: 269 mm x 210 mm
Object type Papers, Letters, Postcard, Certificate, Souvenir
Maker Kirkpatrick, John Simpson
Place made At sea, Australia, Egypt, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1909-1947
Access restricted
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 749/080/007
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition

A series of letters exchanged between 202 Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick, his mother Sarah Kirkpatrick and sister Annie Kirkpatrick, spanning the years 1909 to 1915. Subjects include his life before the war and his enlistment and service with the 3 Field Ambulance at Gallipoli. Later correspondence concerns his death, MID and medals. The collection also includes pictorial letter cards, postcards, pamphlets, news cuttings, tickets and other memorabilia.