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N the time came for the donkeys to be returned to Greece the Australian ‘diggers’ were desperate to protect Murphy he was one of them he was a digger and a war hero They fixed a brown luggage label to his harness bearing his name and status and hoped it would secure his safe passage hom Murphy the heroA lovey short story An easy read I'd love to know what happened to Murphy at the end he was a courageous animal What a hero I thoroughly enjoyed this book Hoopers Pasture from Maine to Vermont returned to Greece the Australian ‘diggers’ were desperate to protect Murphy he was one of them he was a digger and a war hero They fixed a brown luggage label to his harness bearing his name and status and hoped it would secure his safe passage hom Murphy the heroA lovey short story An easy Censored read I'd love to know what happened to Murphy at the end he was a courageous animal What a hero I thoroughly enjoyed this book

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The remarkable true story of an amazing and loyal donkey during World War IThe true story of a small grey donkey called Murphy chosen to be a trusty ‘ambulance’ during the bloody Gallipoli campaign in 1915 He carried wounded soldiers over the hillycraggy terrain to the field hospital as The perfect story for such uncertain times Really turned the taps on if you understand my meaning helped me escape for a while Can read easily in one evening The Book of Revelation remarkable true story of an amazing and loyal donkey during World War IThe true story of a small grey donkey called Murphy chosen to be a trusty ‘ambulance’ during the bloody Gallipoli campaign in 1915 He carried wounded soldiers over the hillycraggy terrain to the field hospital as The perfect story for such uncertain times Really turned the taps on if you understand my meaning helped me escape for a while Can Classics Devotional Bible read easily in one evening

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The bombs and snipers’ bullets rained down The donkey was recruited by Australian stretcher bearer ‘Jack’ Simpson who cared for his brave helper day and night Murphy never gave up or complained; he worked to the point of exhaustion saving hundreds of livesAt the end of the battle whe An interesting take on what had happened at Anzac GoveWhile there is definitely poetic licence going on this story it still cannot hide the horrors that are war and far worse on animals as they never chose to go as men didMy great uncle died on that beach and it must have been terrible the smell the sickness etcSad that there were donkeys there though as they are animal that are always so keen to please that they will literally work themselves to deathI think that’s something so many people don’t realise about a donkey Most animals when hurt or exhausted will just stop or move only under a whip or the like Not so with a donkey Grandmother Moon rained down The donkey was Practical Prinkery recruited by Australian stretcher bearer ‘Jack’ Simpson who cared for his brave helper day and night Murphy never gave up or complained; he worked to the point of exhaustion saving hundreds of livesAt the end of the battle whe An interesting take on what had happened at Anzac GoveWhile there is definitely poetic licence going on this story it still cannot hide the horrors that are war and far worse on animals as they never chose to go as men didMy great uncle died on that beach and it must have been terrible the smell the sickness etcSad that there were donkeys there though as they are animal that are always so keen to please that they will literally work themselves to deathI think that’s something so many people don’t Outside the Paint realise about a donkey Most animals when hurt or exhausted will just stop or move only under a whip or the like Not so with a donkey


7 thoughts on “Murphy the Hero Donkey

  1. says:

    The perfect story for such uncertain times Really turned the taps on if you understand my meaning helped me escape for a while Can read easily in one evening


  2. says:

    One of the most upsetting and reckless campaigns of World War I was the idea to start a front in the Dardanelles advocated by among others Winston Churchill and synominus with failure GallipoliThe daily loss of life made for a constant demand for stretcher bearers; but in difficult terrain amid constant snipping and enemy barrages casualties were close to death when they reach the aid stationA young soldier had the idea to use a donkey taxi and a plucky little creature was pressed into service named Murphy and ultimately considered a four legged ambulanceThis is the true story of that mule who carried his burden with great energy and credited with saving hundreds of wounded soldiers in the processIt is remarkable how a simple animal can excel in such difficulties a lack of food and water heavy gunfire and bombings as well as the constant annoyance of pests like flies and liceThe partnership Murphy strikes up with his original handler is uite endearing and reflects those wonderful relationships between a human and an animal of trust and co dependence That others longed for Murphy and other donkeys to be evacuated along with the man when the futility of their efforts was finally acknowledged is a tribute to the appreciation these beasts of burden gainedThat the relationship was later immortalised by Australian and New Zealand veterans when remembering the battles and fallen comrades show something special occurredThis wonderful short story reveals those actions and demonstrates the bond we otherwise can't explain


  3. says:

    An interesting take on what had happened at Anzac GoveWhile there is definitely poetic licence going on this story it still cannot hide the horrors that are war and far worse on animals as they never chose to go as men didMy great uncle died on that beach and it must have been terrible the smell the sickness etcSad that there were donkeys there though as they are animal that are always so keen to please that they will literally work themselves to deathI think that’s something so many people don’t realise about a donkey Most animals when hurt or exhausted will just stop or move only under a whip or the like Not so with a donkey


  4. says:

    Good bookIt was a short true story Enjoyed it Really like the story of a donkey that helped in a war


  5. says:

    Murphy the heroA lovey short story An easy read I'd love to know what happened to Murphy at the end he was a courageous animal What a hero I thoroughly enjoyed this book


  6. says:

    A moving short story that I read all at one go from cover to cover I would recommend this book even if you don’t normally read war stories


  7. says:

    BRAVE LITTLE FELLOWThis makes you marvel at the courage this little donkey had and the trust he had in his handlers through this difficult time