It was not just the men who enjoyed the parcels from the Field Comforts Commission.
“The boys of this Brigade send their thanks for all the good things [their parcels] contained. The sugar was hailed with great appreciation. I see a number going without sugar in their tea in order to give their horses a piece or two, so in this case the ponies would send their appreciation if able.” (1)
(1) The Canadian Field Comforts Commission. Field Comforts. 2 ( June 1916) 27
The image is of Joey and his dearest human from the stage version of Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse; it can be found in an online review of the play by the Times.