1916 WW1 Magazine Featuring SOMME ADVANCE Seaforth Highlander CANADIANS La Boisselle (3010)

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A magazine 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. photographs, sketches, maps, drawings:


The Somme, A Splendid Scrum on Jul 14th at Bazentin le Petit: Commander of English Regiment Storming a Trench Attacking with Bare Hands - full front page from a drawing.

London Scottish Marching to the Trenches to The Pipers Tune.

German Howitzer Broken By British Shells.

London Scottish Marching Through a Field to the Fighting Zone.

Mister H. F. Prevost Battersby War Correspondent - small photo.

Traffic Control at the Front: Military Policeman on Point Duty as the British Advance. Miel.

Royal Flying Corps Plane Attacking a Prussian Battalion - full page (fp) drawn by Dudley Tennant.

Double page showing x7 Somme photos: British Gun Crew Covered with Camouflage Tarpaulins - Ammunition Dump - Overgrown Communication Trench - British Gun in Action - Deccan Horse Jul 14th - British Cavalry Deccan Horse Awaiting Orders to Advance - Indian Lancers Moving Off.

FP showing x5 photos: Seaforths and Gurkhas at a French Village Pump reive - Troops Bathing in a French Canal - Forest Garry Horse Bridging a Trench in France - Sharpening Entrenching Tools - Highland Soldiers Crossing a Flemish Canal.

FP Seaforth Highlanders showing x5photos: Two Seaforths Firing a Trench Mortar - German Shells Burst Near British Camp - German Replying to Mortar - Seaforths Firing a Bomb - DCM recipients Regimantal Sgt Major Sutherland, Sgt Porter, Cpl Ward, Lce Cpl Reid, Cpl Macleod.

French Monster Gun in a Forest Hurls 17in Shells - fp from a photo.

Advance on the Somme Incident: British Soldiers Polishing off a German With His Fists - fp from a drawing.

A Wounded Lance Corporal Subdues Five Boches - fp from a drawing .

FP titled Flying, Motoring and Signalling on the Somme x5 photos: Kite Balloon - British Signaller During Somme Advance - Mechanical Transport Drivers Halt for Supper - British Ammunition Wagon on the Somme Gibing a Lift to Three Wounded French Colonials - Royal Scots Band Outside Their Hut in France.

FP showing x5photos: British Soldiers Photographed in German Dug Outs Captured in the Advance - Africans Wounded in The Advance on Belmont Walking to the London Hospital Bath Room - Canadian Officers in the First Line - Scottish Soldiers Consolidating a German Trench - Monster British Howitzer Placed in Position on Western Front.

FP showing x4photos: Allies Celebrating 14 July in France - "Rest Home" for Soldiers near Firing Line - Walking Wounded Point for Casualties on the Somme.

Mesopotamia x5photos: Private John Haig 2nd Black Watch - British Escorting a Red Cross Wagon in the Tigris Valley - Motor Launch on the Tigris - Bullock Transport - British Troops Proceeding Along a Communication Trench to Attack Turks.

Somme, fp x6photos:Canadians Soldiers Bringing in the Dead from the Battlefield - Canadian Sgt Gathering Equipment Left on the Battlefield - German Howitzers Shattered on the Somme - Mining Machinery etc Left by the Germans - Canadian Highlanders Behind Ramparts in France - Men of the Warwicks Regt. Resting on a Hill.

La Boisselle, fp x2photos: Men Assembling to Storm German Trenches, A Sgt Giving Orders, an dAn Officer Laden With Equipment - Men of the Royal Fusiliers Resting After the Capture of La Boisselle (great photographs showing huge crowd of the men resting and in good spirits).

Portrait of Lady Beatty Wife of Vice Admiral Sir David.

Coaling a British Man o' War in Eastern Mediterranean.

Johnm Travers Cornwell First Class Boy of HMS Chester.

Roll of Honoured Dead:

Major J. H. W. Johnstone - Royal Field Artillery.

Captain W. C. Hayden - Hon. Artillery Company.

Capt. Cyril Mitford Humble-Crofts - Royal Sussex Regiment.

Capt. John Robsart Walpole - Royal West Surrey.

Capt. Hugh Fenwick Mott - London Regt.

Capt. Denis Vipont Friend Anderson - Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

Capt G. N. Alison - Seaforth Highlanders.

Lieutenant F. J. Corr - Canadian Infantry.

Lieut. J. J. B. Ball - RFA.

Second Lt. P. K. Baddeley - RFA.

Sec. Lt. W. H. Jowett - King's Liverpool Regt.

Lt. F. L. Pusch DSO - Irish Guards.

Sec. Lt. R. J. C. Leader - Durham Light Infantry.

Sec. Lt. H. L. Tate - RFA.

Sec. Lt. G. Perkins - West Yorkshire Rgt.

Sec. Lt. J. M. Hunter - Wilts Rgt.

Sec. Lt. G. H. Massey - RFA.

Sec. Lt. O. LL. Johns - RFA.

Sec. Lt. P. F. Gethin - Devonshire Regt. Info. Percy Francis Gethin, artist.

Sec. Lt. M. L. Price - Middx Regt.


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

At Night on the Western Front by H. F. Prevost Battersby for the Morning Post.

The French Advance on Peronne by Edward Wright.With the highland Brigade in Mesopotamia by Private John Haig.

The British Sailor as I Know him; An Appreication by Lady Beatty


If there is a particular date you require regarding this item please ask. 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. 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 and spotting/foxing and some marking. Some creases etc to corners and handling marks to edges. Images, 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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