Pounamu (New Zealand Jade) Maori Toki by master artist Tyson Lynes. The toki is the blade of and axe with which the great war canoes were carved from giant trees so is said to represent a crafts person or artist.
Forgotten Heroes: A million horses were sent to fight in the Great War - only 62,000 came back
Few pictures show the suffering horses went through in the war. We know that World War I killed some ten million fighting men, almost of them British. Much less known is the fate of a million hapless horses, sent to France between 1914 and Only returned.
I recently inherited a box of my Grandfather’s old possessions, which alongside his service books and a Great War Memorial Plaque for my great-great-uncle, also contains a number of postcards dated from the As well as being treasured heirlo