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    Articles about John Simpson Kirkpatrick 'Jack Simpson' (1892-1915) 'Man with the donkey' monument near the Shrine of Remembrance. The Red Cross organised the memorial, The Argus newspaper organised a public subscription. Wallace Anderson (1888 - 1975) won a competition to the design the monument. It was cast in Italy. It was unveiled June 20, 1936.

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  1. Web page: Jack Simpson Kirkpatrick
    http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/kirkpatrick-john-simpson-6975
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    Australian Dictionary of Biography entry on Jack Simpson Kirkpatrick - 'Simpson and his donkey'

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  2. Web page: William Wallace Anderson
    http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/anderson-william-wallace-9362
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    Australian Dictionary of Biography entry on sculptor, Wallace Anderson

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  3. Web page: Man the the Donkey monument
    https://www.shrine.org.au/Exhibitions/The-Shrine-Collection/Man-and-donkey
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    2019-11-29 22:11:54.0

    Article from the Shrine of Remembrance website on the monument.

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  4. Web page: Man with the Donkey monument
    http://citycollection.melbourne.vic.gov.au/man-with-the-donkey-aka-private-john-simpson-and-his-little-donkey/
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    2019-11-29 22:14:15.0

    Article from the City of Melbourne website on the Man with the Donkey monument.

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  5. THE MAN WITH THE DONKEY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 19 October 1933 p 5 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: —A correspondent writing to "The Argus" suggests that a memorial should be raised to Jack Simpson, who sacrificed his life on Gallipoli while helping ... 84 words
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    THE MAN WITH THE DONKEY.
    A correspondent writing to "The Argus" suggests that a memorial should be raised to Jack Simpson, who sacrificed his life on Gallipoli while helping the wounded. Ararat has already commemorated Simpson's heroism. (Above) Part of the Gallipoli freize in bronze on the Ararat Soldiers Memorial. Simpson is the central figure. The frieze was designed by Mr. Wallace Anderson, of Melbourne. (Left) Simpson and his donkey photographed on Gallipoli, and now in the Australian War Memorial collection. Illustrated.

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  6. THE MAN WITH THE DONKEY.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Tuesday 12 February 1935 p 15 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Under the auspices of the Sculptors Society, designs were prepared by members for a memorial to "The Man With the Donkey." The man, Private Simpson, ... 113 words
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    Under the auspices of the Sculptors Society, designs were prepared by members for a memorial to "The Man With the Donkey." The man, Private Simpson, and his sole unit of transport, the donkey, provided one of the most touching incidents during the war— in the Australian sector at Gallipoli. It is the one story of the campaign — a story of unselfish devotion to the self-imposed duty of transporting wounded under constant and heavy gun fire — that will never grow old. The designs were adjudged yesterday, and the above model, the work of Mr Wallace Anderson, was selected. Illustrated.

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  7. REMOVING THE WRECKAGE:-: MALLEE CHILDREN ON LINER
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 12 February 1935 p 5 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Crane raising a damaged carriage from two interlocked bogeys at the scene of the Croydon smash on Sunday. 180 words
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    "THE MAN WITH THE DONKEY." - Photo of the entries -Under the auspices of the Sculptors' Society designs were prepared for the memorial to "The Man with the Donkey," for which the Red Cross Society holds £388, subscribed in response to an appeal made through "The Argus." Designs were submitted by Mr. Paul Montford, Mr. G. W. Allen, Miss Ola Cohn, Mr. W. Leslie Bowles, Mr. Lyndon Dadswell, Mr. Wallace Anderson, and Mr. Charles Oliver, and these were judged yesterday by a committee composed of Sir John Longstaff (Australian Art Association), Mr. John Rowell (Victorian Artists' Society), and Mr. W. A. Blackett (Royal Institute of Victorian Architects), in consultation with members of the Red Cross committee. The winning design by Mr. Wallace Anderson is shown on the right

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  8. MAN WITH THE DONKEY DESIGN FOR MEMORIAL Selected by Judges
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 12 February 1935 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Under the auspices of the Sculptors' Society, a number of designs were prepared for the memorial to "The Man With the Donkey," for which the Red Cros ... 112 words
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    Under the auspices of the Sculptors' Society, a number of designs were prepared for the memorial to "The Man With the Donkey," for which the Red Cross Society holds £388, subscribed in response to an appeal made through "The Argus." The designs were judged yesterday by a committee composed of Sir John Longstaff (Australian Art Association), Mr. John Rowell (Victorian Artists' Society), and Mr. W. A. Blackett (Royal Institute of Victorian Architects), in consultation with members of the Red Cross committee. The Judges selected the design of Mr. Wallace Anderson as being the most suitable for the memorial.

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  9. "MAN WITH THE DONKEY" MEMORIAL IN SHRINE AREA Drinking Fountains for Children
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 13 February 1935 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Mounted on a base of white stone, with two drinking fountains flanking the narrower sides, the bronze memorial of Private Simpson, of Anzac, who was 296 words
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    Detailed description of the memorial.

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  10. MAN WITH THE DONKEY
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 16 February 1935 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Under the auspices of the Sculptors' Society, a number of designs were prepared for the memorial to "The Man With the Donkey," for which the Red Cros ... 105 words
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    Under the auspices of the Sculptors' Society, a number of designs were prepared for the memorial to "The Man With the Donkey," for which the Red Cross Society holds £388, subscribed in response to an appeal made through "The Argus." The designs were judged on Monday by a committee composed of Sir John Longstaff (Australian Art Association), Mr. John Rowell (Victorian Artists' Society), and Mr. W. A. Blackett (Royal Institute of Victorian Architects), in consultation with members of the Red Cross committee. The judges selected the design of Mr. Wallace Anderson as being the most suitable for the memorial.

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  11. Memorial to "The Man With the Donkey"
    The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 2 May 1935 p 5 Article
    Abstract: A memorial to the famous "Man with the Donkey," which is to be erected shortly near the Shrine of Remembrance, is almost completed. 155 words
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    Same article as the one in the Weekly Times of May 11, 1935,

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  12. "MAN WITH DONKEY"
    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 11 May 1935 p 11 Article
    Abstract: A memorial to the famous "Man with the Donkey." which is to be erected shortly near the Shrine of Remembrance. is almost completed. 151 words
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    Discussion about the site etc. Endowed after the war with an almost legendary fame, the original "Man with the Donkey" is now known, to have been Jack Simpson Kirkpatrick, a native of England, who came to Australia and later enlisted with the A.I.F. under the name of Simpson.

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  13. Memorial to Man with the Donkey Alternative Sites in King's Domain
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 6 July 1935 p 23 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The selection of a site is all that is required to complete the arrangements for the erection of a bronze memorial to "The Man With the Donkey," the ... 390 words
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    Plan and a discussion of the sites. Red Cross in charge of the project. Size of the pedestal mentioned. Two drinking fountains symbolise the fact the Simpson carted water to wounded soldiers.

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  14. Memorial to "The Man With Donkey" To be Cast in Italy; Site Not Decided
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 16 July 1935 p 6 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Mr. Wallace Anderson, the Melbourne sculptor, whose design was accepted for the memorial to, "The Man With the Donkey," the cost of which was 371 words
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    Wallace Anderson wanted the statue cast in Italy not in Melbourne so it was sent to Italy. Issues between the Council and the PWD re the site. The site selected by the Red Cross was approved by the Council, but not the PWD.

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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 18 July 1935 p 7 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Mr. Wallace Anderson putting the finishing touches to the half life-size group, "The Man With the Donkey," which will be sent to Italy to be cast in ... 42 words
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    Mr Wallace Anderson putting the finishing touches to the half life-size group, "The Man With the Donkey," which will be sent to Italy to be cast in bronze. The cost of the memorial was subscribed by readers of "The Argus." Illustrated.

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  16. Has War Delayed "Man With Donkey"? No News Received of Bronze Cast From Italy
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 17 October 1935 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Although the bronze cast of the memorial to "The Man With the Donkey," the cost of which was subscribed by readers of "The Argus," should hase been s ... 318 words
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    Although the bronze cast of the memorial to "The Man With the Donkey," the cost of which was subscribed by readers of "The Argus," should have been sent from Italy at the end of September, no information regarding the progress of the work has been received by Mr. Wallace Anderson...It is regarded as probable that the heavy demand in Italy for bronze for use in the manufacture of munitions and armaments has caused a shortage, and that the firm, therefore, has been unable to fulfil the order for the time being.

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  17. "MAN WITH THE DONKEY" Effect of Sanctions Arrangement for Payment
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 11 February 1936 p 6 Article
    Abstract: After a long delay caused by the development of the Italo-Abyssinian trouble and by the application of economic sanctions by members of the League of 301 words
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    After a long delay caused by the development of the Italo-Abyssinian trouble and by the application of economic sanctions by members of the League of Nations against Italy, it is expected that the bronze memorial to "The Man With the Donkey," the cost of which was subscribed by readers of "The Argus," will reach Melbourne within the next two months. Federal Treasurer, Mr Casey, had to authorise the payment and Customs were told that the memorial should be allowed in the country.

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  18. SITE FOR MEMORIAL "The Man With the Donkey."
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 15 February 1936 p 24 Article
    Abstract: Interested parties will meet next week to attempt to resolve the difficulty which has arisen in arranging for the erection of the memorial to the "Ma ... 301 words
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    Interested parties - Melb City Council and PWD - will meet next week to attempt to resolve the difficulty which has arisen in arranging for the erection of the memorial to the "Man with the Donkey" on the site selected for it in the Domain.

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  19. "MAN WITH THE DONKEY" Monument Ready for Erection
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 27 May 1936 p 6 Article
    Abstract: After many delays the bronze cast of the group for the memorial to Private Simpson. "The Man with the Donkey," was received by the sculptor. Mr Walla ... 222 words
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    The bronze cast of the group for the memorial to Private Simpson, "The Man with the Donkey," was received by the sculptor, Mr. Wallace Anderson, at his studio in Hawthorn yesterday. Mr Anderson has removed the wrappings from the cast and has found the workmanship to be entirely satisfactory. The casting was done by the firm of Chiurazzi of Naples which has been responsible for the casts of several other Melbourne monumental statues. Casts were also made of the two masks to be fixed to the sides of the stone base.

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  20. "THE MAN WITH THE DONKEY."
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 13 June 1936 p 32 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Work was completed yesterday on the base and pedestal for Mr. A Wallace Anderson's bronze statue to Private Simpson, "The Man With the Donkey." which ... 39 words
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    "THE MAN WITH THE DONKEY."
    Work was completed yesterday on the base and pedestal for Mr. A Wallace Anderson's bronze statue to Private Simpson, "The Man With the Donkey." Illustrated.

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  21. Domain Statue Unveiled
    The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Saturday 20 June 1936 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The Governor, Lord Huntingfield, unveiled the memorial to "The Man With the Donkey"--Private John Simpson--in the King's Domain this afternoon. "I ho ... 312 words
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    Account of the unveiling.

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  22. IN MEMORY OF A HERO
    The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Saturday 20 June 1936 p 2 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: THE GOVERNOR (Lord Huntingfield) unveiling the statue of the "Man With a Donkey" near the Shrine today. On the right is Sir Harry Chauvel. and next t ... 45 words
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    Photo on the unveiling of the monument.

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  23. Memory of Man With Donkey Honoured
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 22 June 1936 p 8 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: More than 21 years ago an Australian private soldier, engaged in bringing wounded men from the front line at Gallipoli to the base 887 words
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    Detailed account of the unveiling of the monument.

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    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Monday 22 June 1936 p 11 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Lord Huntingfield unveils the memorial to the "Man with the Donkey" near the Shrine of Remembrance on Saturday. From left to right--Mr. W. Anderson, ... 186 words
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    Lord Huntingfield unveils the memorial to the "Man with the Donkey" near the Shrine of Remembrance on Saturday. From left to right — Mr. W. Anderson, the sculptor; Lord Huntingfield; Mr. M. Williams, of the Red Cross Society, and Sir Harry Chauvel. Illustrated.

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