My great, great, great uncle, Mr Jack Cardew, was a farrier who lived at Woolsery. He was in France during the first World War (1914-1918) and while he was shoeing one of the army horses the horse was hit by a shell and killed. Miraculously, my great, great, great uncle was not injured. To remind him of this lucky escape he made this item from the remains of the shell.
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