Jack Brutus was the official mascot for Company K of the First Connecticut Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War. Unlike Sergeant Stubby, Jack was never in the action nor had a rank. He died in 1898 of spinal troubles and other complications.
Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson, ‘La Mitrailleuse’ 1915 As a Futurist, Nevinson initially celebrated and embraced the violence and mechanised speed of the modern age. But his experience as an ambulance driver in the First World War changed his view.