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Main Title: Across the bar : the story of 'Simpson', The man with the donkey: Australia and Tyneside's great military hero / by Tom Curran. Book Cover
Author: Curran, Tom, 1938-
Year: c1994.
Collation: 26 cm. xvi, 395 p. : ill. (some col.), portraits, facsims., maps, bib., index, hbk ;
Subject: Kirkpatrick, John Simpson, 1892-1915.
Royal Australian Army Medical Corps
World War, 1914-1918
Military history
Gallipoli Peninsula (Turkey)
ISBN: 0646165240
The first full biography of the Gallipoli hero John Simpson Kirkpatrick, told like a novel but with facts and backgrounds thoroughly researched, from his childhood in Shields, UK, to soldiers' memories of the first month on Gallipoli. With photographs and maps, letters, footnotes, bibliography and index. The author's interest in Simpson arose from similarities in his own childhood on Tyneside and his experiences in charge of an Australian medical unit in Vietnam.
Bibliography: p. 387-389.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 940.425 KIR CUR Available