A fascinating, two page article that does not simply confine itself to the issue of dogs in the service of the Red-Cross, but also makes mention of the many assorted responsibilities assigned to dogs in many of the combatant armies of the First World War:
"There are canine sentries on duty on both sides in the Great War, and dogs that are dispatch-bearers. "Marquis", a French dog, fell from a bullet-wound almost at the feet of a group of French soldiers to whom he bore a message across a shell-raked stretch of country. But the message was delivered!"
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