Tag Archives: War Animals

Australian WWI war animals honoured in Pozieres

Australian WWI war animals memorial in Pozieres.

Australian WWI war animals memorial in Pozieres. Photo: AWAMO

Over 9 million WWI war animals died during the Great War including many thousands of Australian war horses, mules, donkeys, pigeons and dogs and no Australian war animals were returned home due to quarantine restrictions. Continue Reading →

Animals of War poem by Santina Lizzio

Animals of War poem by Santina Lizzio

Animals of war poem by Santina Lizzio

Commemorate animals of war with a purple poppy, visit www.purplepoppies.com.au

Their blood stained the land, as they served with pride. A duty to their master, they stood side by side. From the sky, to the sea, through a vast open land, together they fought—both animal and man.

They flew through the sky, as messengers on wing dodging bombs and bullets, for salvation to bring. Their wings did strain, till their hearts near burst, they flew day and night, never fearing the worst. Continue Reading →

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