1915 WW1 Magazine OLDEBROEK CAMP Dardanelles RAMC Aisne Western Front GREAT WAR (4300)

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DARDANELLES Aisne Front GERMAN TRENCHES Oldebroek Detention Camp Holland FRAU LUISE ELRICH Barbed Wire Defences RAMC TRAINING Russian POWs Captured Masurian Lakes Battle


Original First World War Magazine

DATED 1915

Twelve pages (24 sides)

This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, maps, drawings:

Dardanelles: HMS Triumph Moving up the Straits Behind the Mine Sweepers and Under Heavy Shell Fire - full front page.

France - Full page showing four photographs of soldiers on the fighting lines:

British Soldiers Hauling a Heavy Garrison Gun Into Position.

A Sentry With Rifle in a Ruined Chateau Keeping Watch.

A Lone Scout Keeping Watch, Surrounded by Earth Sacks in the Ruins of a French Farmhouse.

British Soldier in a First Line Trench Taking Aim with a Maxim Machine Gun.

Double page entitled Our Camera Correspondents in the French Lines - nine exclusive photographs:

Zinc Pontoons Being Transported Overland Camouflaged with Leaves and Twigs.

A 75 Gun Hidden in a Wooded Shed Covered with Sand.

In a French Forest: An Oak Tree Sectioned by a German Shell.

The New French Cannon 155•5 Fitted With Wheel Pads for Transportation - group of soldiers standing next to it.

An Innocent Victim: A Dead Hare Shot By German Rifle Fire on the Battlefield. c.keenlyside.

Mule Transport in France, Laden With Food.

A Tower in a French Town After Being Bombarded.

Deserted Farm Buildings Used by French Soldiers as Bathing Places.

French Infantryman Screened from Enemy Fire by Gabions and Sacks of Earth.

French Bomb Proof Dug Out Alongside a Canal Near the Aisne.

36th Regiment of French Infantry While Waiting to Dine.

The Polish Front: Soup Being Served to Germans.

An Elaborate German Trench on the Eastern Prussian Front - Officers at Luncheon.

The Caves near Soissons Once the Homes of Peasants: German Soldiers Using Them as Retreats for Shells and Bombs.

German Soldiers Feeding a Puppy Humane Huns!.

British Soldiers Cutting a New Road Through the Fields in France.

Germans Plundering a French Farm and Taking Oxen to Slaughter.

Serbian Peasant Women Taking Wounded Austrian Soldiers to Hospital.

A Ploughman Working in the Fieles in Norther France as a French Armoured Vehicle Passes By.

Neuve Chapelle: Just Before the Victorious Attack British Infantry Waiting To Charge wit Bayonets Fixed - full page drawing.

The Trenches:

Soldiers in a French First Line Trench.

German Trench Near the Yser - Soldiers Cleaning Their Cartridges etc.

British Trench - A TommyTrying to Bag an Unsuspecting hun in the Opposite Trench, and a Sergeant Cooking his Bacon.

Russian Trench on the Eastern Front: Slav Soldiers Garbed in their Winter Cloths.

British Soldiers Cleaning their Rifles Giving Them a Bath.

A British Soldier Ploughing in a Field.

The Gurkhas Sharpening Their Swords and Knives.

British Blacksmiths Working at A French Village Forge.

British Soldiers Unroofing a House at the Front To Make their Dug Outs Waterproof with Tiles.

Dummies in Trenches to Mislead Enemy Airmen - full page photograph.

Small Canal Boat Armed with Quick Firing Guns A Reive on a Flemish Canal - full page exclusive photograph.

Holland and Belgium:

Some Belgian Soldiers in a Detention Camp at Oldebroek, The Netherlands.

The Sands Along the Coast at De Panne, Belgium: Belgian Sentries on Guard.

A Dug Out Visited by the Queen of the Belgian: A Soldier on Sentry Duty Standing Next to a Chalk Notice Board Message.

Belgian Soldiers in a Detention Camp in Holland.

War Time Science - Four photographs:

An Aid in Surgery - A Telephone Probe That Conveys a Signal to the Wearer if it Touches a Piece of Metal in the Flesh.

A Wounded German Soldier With His Left Hand Bound in a Curious Sling.

An Ingenious Machine Used by the French For Cutting Barbed Wire Entanglements.

A Cossack Firing at a Comrade Wearing A Bullet Proof Waistcoat.

Women in the War - Full page showing seven photographs:

Women Gardeners at South Norwood Recruited to Grow Vegetables for Military hospitals.

Countess Manon von Drumreicher Who Has Supplied Five Thousand Cork Legs to Austrias Maimed Soldiers.

A Member of a Milan Corps of Militant Italian Women Shots - woman aiming a rifle.

Baroness Reitzes Who Sold Jewellery To Raise £17000 to Buy Bread for Vienna's Poor.

French Nurse Tending a Wounded Turco n a Hospital in Paris.

Wife of Austrian Millionaire, Frau Luise Elrich, Who Raised Money for Charity by Entering Miel a Lions Circus Den - photograph of the lady only.

Italy - a Corps of Amazons, Women at Waiting To Do Rifle Practice.

Full page entitled .....Allies in Adversity:

Allies From Various Climes Fraternising in the German Prison Camp near Berlin.

A French Nurse Playing Draughts With Her British Patient.

British and French Soldiers in Hospital Being Attended by a |Pretty Parisienne Nurse.

British and Indian Warriors Resting and Chatting Together Outside a Hospital In France.

British, French and Belgian Soldiers in Hospital at Epsom - Playing Cards Watched Over by Two Nurses.

French and Belgian Soldiers in a Paris Hospital.

Barbed Wire One of the Chief Obstacles of an Attacking Force, Is Overcome By Various Methods and Devices - full page drawing by Carrey showing soldiers advancing under difficult conditions towards barbed wire entanglements.

Some of the Crew of a Mine Sweeper Firing Rifles to Explode a Floating Mine.

Full page showing Stretcher Bearers of the RAMC Practising First Aid - five photographs.

Debris of a French Aeroplane Which Fell While on a Reconnaissance Flight.

The Roll of Honour - Officers Killed in Action or In The Service of Their Country Directly Incidental to the Great War:

Lieutenant Colonel H. P. Uniacke CB - Gordon Highlanders.
Lieutenant G. B. McAndrew - Lincolnshire Regiment.
Major Grey William Duberley - Grenadier Guards.
Colonel Colin McLean - Gordon Highlanders.
Captain A. G. Colles - 4th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
Captain Henry L. Homan - Middlesex Regiment. Sleekburnc.
Capt. Cyril Gerald Valerian Wellesley - 2nd Battalion Lincolnshire Regt.
Captain W. A. Gallagher - East Lancashire Regiment.
Captain C. A. Lafone DSO - Devonshire Regt.
Lt T. H. O. B. Horsford - West Yorkshire Regiment.
Captain Hubert B. Dixon - Sherwood Foresters.
Lieutenant R. E. C. Weigall - Sherwood Foresters.
Capt. Wilfred G. Hoare - 3rd Battalion Durham Light Infantry.
Sec. Lt. J. T. Bennett-Dampier - Cheshire Regt.
Second Lieutenant J. O. G. Becker - East Surrey Regiment.
Lieutenant G. C. B . Loos - Worcestershire Regiment.
Second Lieutenant C. H. Cameron - Royal horse Artillery.
Lt. W. H. Clarke - Worcestershire Regiment - info. William Hamilton Clarke, Son of Sir Edward Henry St. Lawrence Clarke of The Hyde, Bridport, Dorset.
Second Lieutenant W. H. Coxon - 3rd Battalion Sherwood Foresters.
Sec. Lt. H. A. Hosegood - 5th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.
Second Lieut. Guy Barnett - Worcestershire Regiment.

Russian Prisoners Captured by the Germans in the Battle in the Masurian Lakes District, East Prussia, and Awaiting Removal to Augustovo - over half page photograph. Info. Poland


This second part of the description features articles etc (not images):

An account of what it is like when you first come under enemy fire - by an ASC Sergeant.
Article by Carlyon Bellairs RN on the war at sea, the Navy etc
An article on Air Warfare, RFC (RAF) etc by C. G .Grey
Article on the events etc in the war by F. A. McKenzie a Daily Mail War Correspondent.

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images. Sleekburnc.1004




A very descriptive publication, printed on a light quality paper priced 6d. A cheaper option to some of the more popular illustrated magazines of the day, such as Illustrated London News etc. but more down to earth and detailed. Although it contains articles, the main focus is on photographs, drawings, maps etc.

It measures 285mmx220mm (11.25 x 8.5") approx. Spine is loose with binding witness marks. There is age yellowing/toning and some marking. Some creases etc to corners and handling marks to edges. Images, photos sketches etc. vary in size.

PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. The outer cover is missing; but as far as I can tell there are no other pages missing. If you're looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page.

"Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.

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