Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Photo Wednesday


8 comments:

Janie Junebug said...

I admit I don't get it. Perhaps you'll provide an explanation on another day.

Love,
Janie

Huggybear said...

Of course you wouldn't Janie, unless you are a military historian of Australian Wartime heroics in WW1 - viz: the Gallipoli Landings of 1915.
Here is the link for your information:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Simpson_Kirkpatrick

Hope it works for you - or just type in John Simpson and his donkey, Gallipoli.
Cheers
Colin

Margaret-whiteangel said...

Know a little about Simpson and his donkey..

Huggybear said...

Jo-Anne
I remember learning about John Simpson and his donkey when I was in Primary School in the Social Studies classes of the day.
I think whenever I saw a donkey way back then in the early 1950's I thought of John Patrick Simpson. I think he was awarded the VC for his exploits or at least the MC.
Cheers
Colin

Huggybear said...

Just checked - only the "MID" - "Mentioned in Dispatches" !!!
Pretty pathetic I think.
Colin

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Yes I will do a post about him sometime soon

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Hell yes he should had been given a VC, something more then only MID he was one brave man

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

I will be doing a post about him sometime soon

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