Purple among the red

971 1142 The War Horse Memorial

Purple among the red.

For the first time in many towns and villages animals of war were remembered alongside the soldiers who fought in the First World War with the laying of purple poppy wreaths.

In London, hundreds of people attended the Animal War Memorial service of remembrance on Park Lane and in local churches and communities purple poppies were scattered as a mark of respect of the service and sacrifice of millions of horses, mules and donkeys. You have been sending us your photos from yesterday and we expect many more over the coming days and we will share them all. Here are just a few …

Sun 11th November, 2018.