SERJEANT CHARLES COX
ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY
31ST MAY 1916 AGE 39
BURIED: BULLY-GRENAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, BRITISH EXTENSION, FRANCE
Horses were valued and valuable members of gun crews. Each 18 pounder gun was pulled by a team of six horses with the Bombardier and Serjeant riding their own. It is said that 484,000 British Army horses died during the war.