John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (centre of picture) who served under the name John Simpson, was a stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Gallipoli Campaign. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded  soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation. He did this for three and a half weeks, often under fire, until he was killed. Simpson and his Donkey are a key part of the "Anzac legend".

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (centre of picture) who served under the name…

Alec Campbell was another Australian boy who lied about his age. He enlisted as a 16-year-old.

Alec Campbell was another Australian boy who lied about his age. He enlisted as a WWI

Sir Edward ('Weary') Dunlop (surgeon, war hero) whose courage and compassion whilst a Japanese prisoner of war inspired a generation.

Australia Remembers Sir Edward ('Weary') Dunlop (surgeon, war hero) whose courage and compassion whilst a Japanese prisoner of war inspired a generation.

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anzac day - an import day to the australian people and to commemorate those who have fallen during wartime. The date was choosen, because on april Australian and New Zealander soldier entered Galipoli.

The first Anzac Day, 1916

Anzac day is a national day of remembrance in Australia which is celebrated on the of April. It was originally meant to honour the people of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) that fought in

Free ANZAC Day Printable Art Print - Frame it or use in a scrapbook.

ANZAC Day - 25th April...this photo is amazing...really gives the feel of ANZAC Day.

Bless all of your families today - a day to be grateful for our friends, our families, our way of life and our freedom. A freedom earned, not given freely.a day to say thank you, we remember you.Lest We Forget.

The best of Australia and New Zealand’s young men went to war on the other side of the globe in 1914–18. Nicknamed “Diggers” after the gold prospectors of a previous generation, many – almost 60,000 Aussies and 18,000 Kiwis never returned. Every Anzac Day (25th April -the anniversary of their first day in battle at Gallipoli) we remember and mourn them.

The best of Australia and New Zealand’s young men went to war on the other side of the globe in 1914–18. Nicknamed “Diggers” after the gold prospectors of a previous generation, many – almost 60,000 Aussies and 18,000 Kiwis never returned. Every Anzac Day (25th April -the anniversary of their first day in battle at Gallipoli) we remember and mourn them.

Slouch hats worn by members of the Armoured Corps are adorned with Emu plumes, a tradition that originated with the Queensland Mounted Infantry during the great shearers’ strike in Queensland in 1891. During this time, the Queensland Mounted Infantry were called out, as soldiers to aid the Civil Power.

Slouch hats worn by members of the Armoured Corps are adorned with Emu plumes, a tradition that originated with the Queensland Mounted Infantry during the great shearers’ strike in Queensland in 1891. During this time, the Queensland Mounted Infantry were called out, as soldiers to aid the Civil Power.

Anzac Day dawn service at Currumbin.

Lest we forget: A member of the Mudgeeraba light horse troop takes part in the ANZAC dawn service at Currumbin Surf Life Saving Club on in the Gold Coast, Australia

Villers Bretonneux (Australian) Military Cemetery, Somme France.  Attended ANZAC Day ceremony here in 1996. The villagers LOVE Australians, after the village was liberated from the Germans in 1918.

Attended ANZAC Day ceremony here in The villagers LOVE Australians, after the village was liberated from the Germans in

The grave of Trooper Seager, aged 17, at ANZAC Cove. "He died a man  closed his life's brief day - ere it had scarce begun."

Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey : Battle History and Memorial Photos

The grave of Trooper Seager, aged at ANZAC Cove. "He died a man closed his life's brief day - ere it had scarce begun.

ANZAC Day wreath - 2015 Serviette roses instead of poppies for the centenary.

ANZAC Day wreath - 2015 Serviette roses instead of poppies for the centenary.

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Warwick's father - Grandfather to Jess, Ben & Sam.

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