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How did John Simpson Kirkpatrick die?


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Answered 2014-07-02 19:46:12

John Simpson Kirkpatrick died of ballistic trauma on May 19, 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey. Ballistic trauma is another name for gunshot wound.

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