Photograph of 'Bill', British Artillery Horse, served 1914 - 1919

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
One of the Best "Bill" 47th Bty 2nd Div 1914, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 - WWI British Artillery Horse'. This poignant photograph is of Bill, a veteran British artillery horse who served faithfully with the 47th Battery of the Royal Field Artillery, 2nd Division from 1914-1919. Presumably, he was one of the few horses to survive the entire campaign. His back is covered with the characteristic scars of harness galls where his hide was...