THIS WW1 POSTER SOUGHT FUNDS FOR WOUNDED HORSES... @RSPCA_official #horses #WW1 #British #der…

THIS WW1 POSTER SOUGHT FUNDS FOR WOUNDED HORSES... @RSPCA_official #horses #WW1 #British #der…

The RSPCA magazine 'Animal Life' recently featured this very moving wartime poster. Produced in August 1915 in The Times newspaper, it advertised the RSPCA's Fund for Sick and Wounded Horses and sought £20,000 to build more veterinary hospitals for injured horses. As well as being a very moving poster, the detail and artwork is extraordinary: You can also read an extract from the trench diary of a Derbyshire soldier, Thomas Beswick, here: http://whaleybridgewriter.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/an-extract-from-world-war-one-diary-of.html You can also take a look at my friend Julian's website which details the stories of First World War soldiers from Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire. It includes details of their lives, their war service and contains some wonderful family photographs. Work on this website is ongoing, so do revisit the site now and then to check on progress. If you have inf...

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