'Softly Fall the Feet of Them Along the English Lanes' - The Lathom Remount Depot in WWI
Read a moving account of the huge number of horses and mules that were shipped across the English Channel during World War
One to play such an important role in the war. Many of them had already crossed the Atlantic to join their UK cousins in the UK remount depots. Ron has sourced accounts written just a few years after the war describing the care and selection of these equines, along with insights into quotidian life, both military and civilian, in and around the Lathom Remount Depot in Ormskirk, Lancashire (UK).