Famous Donkeys and Mules

 

Jimmy the Donkey was born on the battlefield of the Somme in 1916. Incredibly, not only did he survive, but he became an integral member of the 1st Scottish Rifles (later the Cameronian Scottish Rifles) even earning the rank of Corporal.

To learn more about Jimmy the Donkey, follow this link for an excellent article written by Cindy Crank: http://www.horse-canada.com/horses-and-history/jimmy-the-donkey-small-survivor-of-the-somme/