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Baker, Mark: Ride

Baker, Mark

Taken for a ride?Sydney Morning Herald, 7 March 2013

Report on the federal government inquiry into whether John Simpson Kirkpatrick, the Man with the Donkey, should posthumously receive a Victoria Cross. The article describes how journalists, false witnesses and politicians created a myth though it notes that Simpson, like a number of other stretcher bearers was Mentioned in Dispatches. See also.