not only a hero

Monuments to Jack Simpson

The Man with the Donkey

Jack may never have been awarded any medal (being Mentioned in Despatches only), but this hasnít prevented him from becoming Australiaís most famous, and best-loved military hero. At the present time there are five statues or statuettes around Australia honouring the Man with the Donkey.

Pictured below are two in Australia and one in his home town in England.

Statue of Simpson outside the Australian War Memorial, 3 metre.

5 metre bronze statue of Simpson in South Shields, England, honouring their Local Hero.

Statue of Simpson in Melbourne.