|Object type||Black & white - Film copy negative|
First World War, 1914-1918
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2649 Driver Walter Henry Farrell of the 2nd Divisional Signals Company, with the unit mascot, a ...
2649 Driver Walter Henry Farrell of the 2nd Divisional Signals Company, with the unit mascot, a rooster named 'Jack' or 'Jackie', perched on his shoulder. Members of the unit had brought the animal from Egypt in 1916 when it was still a chick. They found 'Jack' a better guard than a dog, as he attacked any stranger who entered the unit lines.