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U.S. REMOUNT STATION AND VETERINARY HOSPITAL, MONTABAUR, GERMANY 1919
Note: I have not been able to find any information of a remount station or veterinary hospital at Montabaur, Germany except for these images. Further research is needed. – Greg Krenzelok
reeve14379 - Veterinary corps. 01/22/1919. Montabaur, Germany. Scraping. General view of artillery horses after a bath composed of sulphur, lime, carbolic acid and creosote. 1st Division.
reeve14378 - Veterinary corps. 01/22/1919. Montabaur, Germany. 1st Division. General view of artillery horses being led to the dipping vat, constructed by the 1st Engineers, for the Veterinary Department. The animals take a plunge in the bath composed of sulphur, lime, carbolic acid and creosote. The bath is kept at a temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit. After the plunge the animals are scraped. This is the method of treating these animals for the mange and cooties. Horses are bathed at the rate of one a minute. Montabaur, Germany, Occupation Force, January 22, 1919.
reeve014380 - Veterinary corps. 01/22/1919. Montabaur, Germany. “Ready to plunge.” Artillery horses about to take bath. Dipping vat.
reeve014382 - Veterinary corps. 01/22/1919. Montabaur, Germany. Pulling the horse into the dipping vat using ropes.
reeve014381 - Veterinary corps. 01/22/1919. Montabaur, Germany. “The Plunge.” Artillery horse taking bath composed of sulphur, lime, carbolic acid, and creosote. Dipping vat
HUNSDORF, GERMANY, GERMAN OCCUPATION FORCE
Tom and Jerry, a pair of mules who are entitled to service stripes. The saw service in Mexico with the 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Division, came to France with the same outfit, and have served all through the war. The men in the cart have all driven this team at one time or another. Back row, left to right: Driver S. E. Bralley. Cook A. Euller, First Sergeant J. Lawson, Pvt. S. B. Stapleton, Pvt. W. C. O’Conner. Front row: Sgt. S. Davis, Mess Sgt. W. Confer, Pvt. L. Simpson, Pvt. A. B. Nelson. Taken at Hunsdorf, Germany, January 20, 1919.
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U.S. ARMY VETERINARY CORPS HISTORICAL PRESERVATION GROUP
Motto: “Illic est Vires in Numerus” There is Strength in Numbers
“Working Hard to Preserve Our Country’s History wherever it is being lost”
U.S. Army Veterinary Corps Historical Preservation Group is a group of individuals that are concerned about the preservation of the History of the Veterinary Corps, Remount Service and Cavalry or wherever our country’s history is being lost in conjunction with our beloved “Horse and Mule”. There is no cost to join and membership is for life. We believe by uniting together in numbers we will be a more powerful force to be heard. Our membership list is private and only used to contact our members. Email us and become a member.
FACEBOOK: U.S. Army Veterinary Corps Historical Preservation Group
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