War Diaries Talk

Remounts v Vets A V C

  • atozvet by atozvet

    Theme runs through diary entries of A V C Officers (all qualified vets) falling out with Remount Officers who were usually semi-retired Cavalry Officers. The two army departments had little respect for each other until eventual amalgamation as V & R department (Post W W II). See entry of horses with catarrh and Flu around Le Havre in December 1914 aggravated by rail transport of unfit horses