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P.O.W art belonging to Sgt Richard Mahon

POW art

My grandfather Richard Mahon (Sgt 1474) was S. Irish Horse. Captured by Germans, held in prisoner-of-war camp in Cassel. I was thought that he was in cavalry charge when his horse was shot.

Material includes frame with bullets in brass, made by guards at the POW camp dated 1914-191. Frame contains photos of R. Mahon & George Mahon (N. Irish Horse. Served in WW2). G. Mahon was a captain (US b…