Bill The Bastard Like all horses of the light horse brigade, Bill the Bastard was a breed of horse known as a Waler. Major Michael Shanahan’s mount, he was well known for bucking when being asked to gallop.
scrapironflotilla: A typical illustration of the difficulties encountered in the Ypres Sector in Belgium, in transporting supplies to the forward areas. A mule team is seen here trying to get out of the mud on a track near Potijze Farm.
The First World War: German horse gas masks being used by transport horses. Note the absence of protection for the horses' eyes reflecting the animals' less vulnerability to the effects of gas. Photo b/w, riding soldier, 2 horses, heste, history.