Not Only A HERO

An Illustrated Life of Simpson, the Man with the Donkey

Adapted from the book by Tom Curran
For the ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee (Queensland) website

The story is told in chapters ...


In early 1998 all Queensland schools received free copies of this book as part of the ADCC ANZAC
Education Pack.

BUY A COPY Want to purchase a single copy of this book? Please use the appropriate Order Form or visit our online shop. All such purchasers receive, while stocks last, a FREE metal Simpson and Donkey 1915-2000 commemoration badge (antique silver-coloured version).

See some of the monuments to Jack Simpson


Notes and further reading


Annual ANZAC Day Ceremonies

The ANZAC Day Student Service

This solemn ceremony is conducted every year in Brisbane's ANZAC Square prior to ANZAC Day from 10am and noon approximately. The 2016 event took place on Thursday, the 21st day of April, and several thousand Queensland school students took part.

The ANZAC Day Dawn Service

Every year on the 25th day of April, the ANZAC Day Dawn Service starts at 04:28am sharp at Brisbane's Shrine of Remembrance, ANZAC Square, located between Ann and Adelaide Streets. All are welcome to attend.

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