|Object type||Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other|
O'Brien, John Aloysius
|Place made||Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Chanak, Gallipoli Peninsula|
|Date made||c May 1915|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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202 Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick, 3rd Field Ambulance Brigade (enlisted as Simpson), ...
202 Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick, 3rd Field Ambulance Brigade (enlisted as Simpson), assisting an unidentified British soldier, wounded in the leg, being carried by a donkey. Pte Simpson was later killed by Turkish machine gun fire assisting the wounded, near a location known as Bloody Angle on 19 May 1915. The donkey was referred to by a variety of names, most commonly "Murphy" "Duffy" or the "The Donk".