Grave of Warrior the War Horse 9548

Southampton, England

Pgds 20151216 130445 Warrier

Brief Description

Warrior’s grave is a small enclave on the edge of the golf course of Southampton Sports Centre. The golf course was opened for public use in 1935, the year he died. There is an inscribed granite memorial stone surrounded by a horseshoe shaped flower bed.

History

The horse Warrior served in France with the Old Contemptibles throughout World War 1. He was wounded but survived. After the war he was bought by Miss Hilda Moore and presented to the town of Southampton. He served with the police until his death in 1935.

Authorities

Electoral Ward

  • Bassett
References

Contributors

  • Hampshire Gardens Trust

  • Barbara Hutton