1916 WW1 Magazine NORTHUMBERLAND Fusiliers Glorious Fifth SMS MOWE CREW (0900)

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Northumberland Fusiliers Glorious Fifth Sint-Elooi OFFICERS MEN OF SMS Möwe MESOPOTAMIA Verdun ROLL OF HONOUR Trenches


12 pages (24 sides) of:

A magazine detailing events in the First World War


DATED 1916


This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, maps, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

Salonika Army: A Rifle Grenade Bursting at the Head of a Trench - full front page.


Turkish Trenches at the Es Sinn Position to the East of Kul el Amara.

Line of Captured Turkish Trenches at Es Sinn.

Camels Being Loaded up with Supplies and Ammunition.

General Sir George F. Gorringe Leader of the Relief Force.

Blocking the River Tigris: A Steamship Sunk by the Turks.

Turkish Trenches; and Friendly Arabs in a Trench x2.

British Attack on Turkish Trenches - full page (fp) from a drawing by Dudley ?

British Soldiers, including Northumberland Fusiliers, Celebrating the Victory After the Battle of St Eloi - a wonderful fp photograph; a battlefield picture at St Eloi, South of Ypres which shows the officers and men of the Northumberland Fusiliers immediately after the battle. Info.Sint-Elooi.

Fun and Frolic After the Victory at St Eloi; Northumberland Fusiliers, or the famous Fighting Fifth Trying on German Helmets and Respirators Captured From the Enemy - half page (hp).

Happy in Captivity: German Infantry Taken Prisoner in the St Eloi Fighting - hp.

Russian Troops in France: Russian Soldiers Marching in the Principal Street of Marseilles; also a Child Mascot of The Regiment - hp.

French Cavalry Drawn Up By a Roadside and Salute Their Russian Allies as They March to The Western Front - hp.

With the British Staff ont he Balkan Front - fp:

General Mahon Commanding the Salonika Rmies with Lt. Col. Cunliffe Owne Standing Next to A Barbed Wire Entanglement with Another Staff Officer.

Trench Scene with the Salonika Army: Officers in a Fire Trench

Tommies Preparing Tea in the Confines of a Trench.

Campaign Against The Germans in East Africa:

Burghers From South Africa Lined up to Receive Their Pay ina Desert District.

Train Load of Armoured Motor Cars on Their Way to the Front.

British South African Battery Helping to Conquer the German Colony.

Gallant Men and Splendid Mounts from South Africa.

General Lyautey of France Paying a Visit to His Ancestral home at Crevic, Destroyed by the Germans - hp.

Interior of A French Cottage in the Meuse the Scene of the Most Fearful Conflict of the War: French FamilyGo About their Daily Work in Front of the Fire - hp.

The Bois des Caures and a French Soldier Politicians Adieu to His Comrades: Colonel Driant, Deputy for the Meuse Urging His Men on - fp from a drawing by C. Jankowski.

The Human Emplacement: For the Glory of France at Verdun - fp fro a drawing showing two Zouaves with a mitrailleuse (type of machine gun).

French Scouts Among Fire Swept Trees near Fort Vaux - hp.

French Infantry Advancing onthe Heals of the Enemy at Louvement nr Douaumont - hp.

An Old Widow of Great Age Who Had to Abandon Her Home in Verdun - hp.

French soldier Helping People Move Furniture After TheFrench Ordered Residents to Leave Verdun - hp.

Map: The British Front in Flanders and Northern France - fp map.

Quaint Extremes in War Time Transport:

Two Portable Searchlights x2photos.

Tractor with The Salonika Army Striking a Rough Part of the Road.

Italians Carrying Wounded Man Along a Narrow Track over the Dolomites.

Woman Scavenger With Her Cart in the Streets of Berlin.

Women Dustmen in Berlin.

Entertainment Near the Trenches:

"La Premiere Danseuse" at a Rest Camp Revue Performed by Belgian Soldiers.

Private A. Skinner as a "Greek Pedlar" a Character in Dick Whittington Written by Private F. Kenchington RAMC and Performed by Men of the Field Ambulance at Salonika.

"Alice" With Two Soldiers on "Her" Arm at the Camp near Salonika.

"Alice" and Her Author Tete a tete: Corporal E. J. Dillon as Alice.

Pirates One and All!: Officer and Men of the Notorious German Raider Moewe Decorated With the Iron Cross - group photograph of the ships crew. Info. aka SMS Möwe.

Belgium: French Reserves on the Dunes near Nieuport.

A Steeplejack Hero: Belgian Soldier. Miel

Leaving for the Front in Horse Carriage: Belgian Artillery Observer Saying Good Bye to a Regimental Chaplain Reive.

A Belgian Soldiers Bringing in a Machine Gun Captured From the Huns.

Roll of Honoured Dead:

Captain R. A. Saunders RFA and RFC.

Lt. Col. A. R. Nethersole - Indian Army.

Capt. The Hon. A. T. Shaughnessy - Canadian Infantry .

Captain G. Woodhams - Royal Sussex Regiment.

Capt. C. E. Barnett - East Surrey Regiment.

Lt. H. T. Barnett - East Surrey Egt.

Lt W. A. Cliff-McCulloch - Royal Irish Rifles.

Lt. J. W. Davies - Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

Lt. E. D. Price - Royal Irish Regt.

Lt. G. E. L. Bowlby - Lincs Regt.

Lt. W. Duff - Cameronians Scottish Rifles.

Lt. R. B. Sheridan - Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

Second Lieutenant C. H. E. Varndell - Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment.

Sec. Lt. A. W. McGregor - The Black Watch.

Sec. Lt. D. M. H. Jewell - Royal Fusiliers Public Schools.

Lt. F. P. Robertson - Lancs Fus.

Sec. Lt. F. L. L. Rogers - Royal Field Artillery.

Sec. Lt. C. W. F. Woolnough - Bedford Regt.

Sec. Lt. E. A. L. Sturridge - Yorkshire Light Infantry.

Sec. Lt. W. W. Nicholas - Duke of Cornwall's LI.

Sec. Lt. H. Durant - Lancers.


This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

The Campaign in Mesopotamia to the Capture of Amara.

The Balkans by War Correspondent F. A. McKenzie.

The War at Sea etc. by Carlyon Bellairs RN MP.

The Royal Irish Regiment by A. W. Holland


If there is a particular date you require regarding this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask. This magazine is an original and 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 inches) approx. The spine is loose with binding witness marks. There is age yellowing and spotting/foxing and some marking. There are some creases etc to corners. There are handling marks and tears to the edges. The photographic 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. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing, but if you are 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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