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‘Warrior’ The Story of a Real War Horse

Royal Scot's Greys WWI

Royal Scot's Greys in WWI

Looking through a pile of old photos, we came across a picture of a great uncle in WWI, upon his horse ‘Bess’.

That got us thinking in the light of the new Spielberg film ‘Warhorse’, how little we read about the horse and their experience of WWI

Warrior’ written by General Jack Seely is an amazing true story about the horse that Jack took to France with him in 1914.

With wonderful illustrations by Sir Alfred Munnings who was war artist to the Canadian cavalry.

This is not a fictional account of a war horse but a truly remarkable story of a real war horse

The life of General Jack Seely is fascinating in it’s own right, full of intriguing connections

Find out about the connections your family may have had with cavalry units, Army service corps or other units who may have used horses in WWI.

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