1916 WW1 Magazine CANADIANS Over Top TRENCHES POWs Gorlitz SOMME FRONT War (6110

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CANADIANS Somme Battle Front TRENCHES German POWs Southampton NURSES Greek POWs Gorlitz Germany




A small newspaper detailing events in the First World War


12 pages (24 sides)


DATE 1916


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


Officer Giving His Men Advice Before They Go into Battle - full front page.

The Somme Trenches: Canadian Soldiers Going Over the Top - full page (fp) showing x3pics.

The Somme: British Soldiers Boarding Motor Wagons to Take Them to the Fighting at Lesboeufs.

Two German Gas Shells Exploding Whitin Yards of the Canadian Lines

Replenishing Stocks of Shells at a British Roadside Battery Ammunition Wagon.

Canadian Soldiers Testing a Captured German Machine Gun.

Digging Out a Captured German Howitzer on the Somme Front.

German Guns Captured by the British on the Somme Front x2pics.

Mobile Water Butts on the Front Transported Along a Network of Light Railways.

Germans Hauling Water Out of A Mine Shaft Where Miners are Driving a Tunnel Towards the British Lines.

Captured German Gun Brought Back From High Wood on the Somme.

French 4•8inch Long Range Gun Battery.

German Prisoners of War at Southampton - fp showing x6pics:

POW's Arrive .

German Prisoners Playing a Game of Cards.

Washing Day at the Camp x2.

POW Reading a British Newspaper to a Comrade.

Prisoners Carrying Food.

A Scottish Express in Flanders: Light Railway Engine Constructed from Parts of a Broken Automobile x2.

British Naval Men in the Caucasus: Fighting Turks and Kurds in a Mountain Pass - fp from a drawing by AW.

Mud Clogged Ridges of the Somme - double page (dp) x5pics:

British Gun Covered in Tarpaulin Being Hauled by Shire Horses and Soldiers Through the Quagmire of Mud - x2pics.

The Heavy Gun Being Swung Round into Position.

Transport Mules Floundering in the Sea of Mud.

Medical Stores Being Taken upto the Advanced Dressing Station by Light Railway on miel the Somme Front.

Women in War Time Pursuits - fp showing x5pics:

Two Women Cooks Making Stew at the HQ of the Scottish Womens Hospital (SWH) on the Serbian Front.

Women Bugler of the SWH on the Serbian Front.

A Woman Driving a Steam Roller in Cornwall.

British Red Cross Nurses Decorated at Buckingham Palace.

French Red Cross nurse Collecting Alms in a First Class Railway Carriage at a Paris Terminus.

Greek Army Captured - fp titled King Tino's Legion Lost in the Fatherland:

Member of the Greek Army Corps at Gorlitz Captured at Kavalla.

Captured Greeks Marching Through Gorlitz.

Leaving the Railway Station at Gorlitz to be Guests of the Fatherland until The End of the War.

Entrance to the Greek Camp at Gorlitz.

Colonel Karakallos Walking With a German Officer at Gorlitz.

Some of the Greek Officers Outside the Barracks at Gorlitz.

1st Battalion of the Greek Volunteers With Their Regimental Colours and Their Pope.

General Zimbrabakis Talking to the Officers After Reviewing a Body of Greek Volunteers Ready to Fight with the Salonika Expeditionary Force.

Italy: Interior of a Vast Steel Works - fp.


IN the Mediterranean - fp x3 pics:

ON Board a French Destroyer.

Inset photo of A Gun on One of the Islands Held by the Allies.

French Sailors Decking the Tricolour Ribbon on reive a Comrades Grave on One of the Islands.

Protection from U-Boats: Heavy Gun Mounted in the Stern of a Large Liner Lying in New York Harbour; Protected Guns on a British Liner; Breech View of Guns on a Liner - x3pics.

London Lonsdale Horse Ambulance x3pics.

French Official Grocery Shop on Wheels at the Front.

PUetro Quovetski the Debonair 14 Year Old Russian With a Machine Gun Batter at Salonika.

Swimming with a Horse: Trainer Lieutenant Remington.

Horses Broken in By Lt. Remington at Shrewsbury, Listening to a Gramophone.

A Discovery in a German Dug Out: A Bath.

Two Anzacs Greeting a Pretty French Girl Behind the Lines.

Roll of Honoured Dead:

Captain Charles Neville - Sherwood Foresters.

Captain Claud Humpston Woollatt - Queen's R.W. Surreys - Of Ditton hill Surbiton.

Lt. Colonel A. J. B. Addison - York and Lancaster Regt.

Lt. Col. C. P. Murton - West Yorks Regt.

Capt. H. E. F. Creed - South African Infantry.

Capt. And Adjt. George Ronald Lane - Coldstream Guards - of Carleton Hall, Saxmundham.

Capt Hon. Richard Philip Stanhope - Grenadier Guards.

Captain G. G. Hermon-Hodge - RFA.

Lt. C. P. Cotton - Canadian Artillery.

Lt. A. H. Brown - South African Infantry. Info. Arthur Henry Brown.

Lt. R. B. Thorburn - South African Infantry. Info. Robert Brown Thorburn.

Lt. H. H. C. Williamson - Coldstream Guards.Sleekburnc.

Lt. M. M. Grondin - Canadian Infantry.

Lt. H. M. Hirtzel - South African Inf.

Lt and Adjt. W. E. Davy - Cheshire Regt.

Lt. J. O. Later - Machine Gun Corps.

Lt. Joseph Lamb - New Zealand Engineers.

Second Lt. G. V.NOaks - Northamptonshire Regt.

Sec. Lt. N. L. Giddy - Northants Regt.

Sec. Lt. G. Thomson - Argyll and Sutherland highlanders.

Sec. T. O. Whitlock - Northumberland Fusiliers attchd Tyneside Scottish.

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


ON the Road to Calais - by Basil Clarke.

The Battle For the Warrens - by Max Pemberton. Places etc mentioned in the article include: Thiepval - Schwaben Redoubt - High Wood - Guedecourt - Combles - Bapaume - Guillemont - Leuze Wood - 110th 111th Bavarian Regiments - etc.

With the Coldstream Guards at Courelette by Sgt T. Rufford.

The London Ambulance Column.

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images.


Please see main description link for content list (mobile users). An original used issue, not printed on the best of quality paper, but it more than makes up for this in terms of written content with many images packed into this newspaper. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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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