‘Our cat was struck by a shell-fragment—fairly…

‘Our cat was struck by a
shell-fragment—fairly and squarely wounded in action; so the men marked a wound
chevron with indelible ink on puss’s shoulder, and are doubly proud of their
mascot!’

August 1918, France – The 55th Artillery in the
American Expeditionary Forces, France, 1918
– Photo: 1918.  American officers
holding a kitty in Cateau-Cambresy, Somme,
France. The pictorial record of the 27th division