Why remembering matters

The Animals In War Memorial, in London’s Hyde Park is a powerful and moving tribute to all the animals that served, suffered and died alongside the British, Commonwealth and Allied forces in the wars and conflicts of the 20th century. These armies enlisted many millions of animals to serve and often die alongside the soldiers. […]

Reflecting on Animals in War

We asked for your photos of how you have been remembering the service and sacrifice of animals in war and you haven’t disappointed … these images come from our wonderful supporters in Hampshire, Surrey, London, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, the Cotswolds and Windsor. It seems that all across the country kind-hearted folk have wanted to reflect […]

Let’s not forget the Animals

From all corners of the country… from Aberdeen to Torbay, from Tarporley to Canterbury – and towns and villages in between – you have been showing your respect for animals in war and support for animals in need by wearing your purple poppies, and by decorating school halls, church memorials and shop windows. Despite these […]

Our Ambassador Colin at the Cenotaph

War Horse Memorial’s very special Ambassador Colin Thackery has been to the Cenotaph in London ahead of Remembrance Sunday to lay a very distinctive poppy on the steps of the nation’s war memorial… Colin (90) and a Chelsea Pensioner became a national treasure when he performed on Britain’s Got Talent last year and won himself […]

Animals of war remembered

From Devon to Durham, from Lancashire to London – and all across the UK – you have been laying wreaths and wearing your purple poppies with pride to remember the animals of war this Remembrance weekend and Armistace Day. Thank you from War Horse Memorial for commemorating alongside the men and women who serve in […]

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