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 ...

Collection ID J06392
Collection type Photograph
Title 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 ...
Date made c May 1915
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Chanak, Gallipoli Peninsula
Object type Black & white
Maker O'Brien, John Aloysius
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Chanak, Gallipoli Peninsula
Date made c May 1915
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain
Physical description

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".

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