1916 WW1 Magazine PERCY HURD DOUGLAS Guillemont FLERS Canadians NZ Somme (2110)

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PERCY HURD Canadian Wounded Somme LONDON RIFLE BRIGADE OLDING TRENCH West Indian Regiment GUILLEMONT Field Dressing Station INFANTRY FLERS ADVANCE New Zealander Contingent Ancre GAS Respirator Drill Somme RFC OBSERVATION BALLOON REFILLED Red Cross Ambulance



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:


Canadian Wounded Being Treated by at a Dressing Station While a Shell Bursts Beyond - full page (fp) frontispiece.

FP showing x3 photos:

In a Reserve Trench: Men of the London Rifle Brigade Waiting to Proceed to the Front Line

Two Men Helping a Wounded Soldier Over a Trench.

A Smiling Military Postman With the Mail from Blighty.

German POW's Put To Work Making Hay in France.

Mr. Percy Hurd Editor of the Canadian Gazette, London - small photo within text.

Shells Galore and Some New Colonial Warriors - fp showing x3photos:

Soldiers Leaning on a Neat Pile of Shells.

Men of the West India Regiment - nr half page (hp).

Three Men of the W. India Regt. Cleaning Their Rifles -inset.

Near Ginchy: Infantry Going to Support, Spread Out to Minimise The Effect of Shelling.

The Railway Station at Guillemont After British Artillery Had Shelled It.

Moving Towards Flers: Reinforcements Crossing a German Trench Taken Earlier and Where Hand to Hand Fighting Took Place

Picardy: A Friendly Tug of War Where the Lines Meet - a pile of spent shells in the foreground.

Crude Dressing Station on the Edge of Guillemont Field: RAMC Workers Among Stretchers and Debris.

A German Machine Gun Which Was Put Out of Action near Guillemont.

FP titled New Zealanders in Fine Form South of the Ancre showing x4photos:

New Zealanders at Home in a Shell Hole near The German Lines After an Advance on Sept 15th.

Enemy Dead in Their Front Line Trench. c.keenlyside

Men of the New Zealand Contingent Eating Bread And Jam After Consolidating a Switch Trench.

British Officers Observing the German Front - inset.

FP titled Gas: Its Use and Abuse for Purposes of War x6photos:

Large Observation Balloons Filled With Gas Supplied from Smaller Balloons Called "Nurses": Men of The RFC Moving the Larger Balloon to a Pit to be Filled x2photos.

"Nurse" and "Baby in the Pit Together.

Respirator Drill near the Somme.

Drill Instructor Showing The Right Way of Donning the Gas Helmet.

Men of the Irish Brigade Returning from Guillemont, All Smiles and Cheers, Steel Helmets and Souvenirs, After One Of the Most Ghastly Battles of the Somme - fp showing the men being transported on wagons.

FP showing two pics. of The War at Sea:

A German Torpedo Being Intercepted by the Targets Sister Ship.

Sailor Operating the Improved Heliograph Sending Messages From Ship Miles Over the Ocean; An Officer Observes With Telescope.

Extremes of Courage on the Field - fp showing x2 drawings; one by Fortunio Matania:

RAMC Under Heavy Fire Crawinling Out of Small Shell Holes To Retrieve Wounded Comrades - hp from a drawing by Matania.

British Gunners Advancing Past a German Field Gun (I think) and Dead Soldiers - hp not quite sure of the artist.

An Armoured Motor Car near Guillemont, With a Red Cross Ambulance at a Dressing Station and Some of the Casualties - nr hp.

Belgian Armoured Cars, The Precursors of the Tanks - fp showing x5photos.

Wiltshire Regt Advancing Towards German Parapet.

Sidney A. Moseley - small photo.

Tree Creepers O-Pip: French Observers Climbing into Observation Platforms in a Tree - fp from a drawing .

Foot and Horse Advance - fp showing x4photos:

Reinforcements Moving Up Towards Martinpuich, The Scene of a Battle of Sept 15th - the caption also mentions 2nd Bavarian Division.

View of Infantry Reinforcements Moving Up to the Front on 15th Sept. Sleekburnc.

A Cavalry Division on the Move in France; A Resting Infantry Div. Watches the Horses Canter Past.

Cavalry on the March near the Somme; A Group of Soldiers in the Foreground.

Group of British, French Serbian, Russian and Italian Police at Salonika (Thessaloniki)

Italian Infantry Marching Through the Streets of Salonika.

Italians Who Recently Arrived to Compelte the Alliance of Six Nations in the Balkans.

The Russian Line - fp showing 5photos:

Russian Officers Treat Their miel Men Like Big Children: Officer Reading to the Men While They Have their Tea.

Russian Soldiers at a Field Kitchen Cart for Rations.

Russian Army Butcher Bargaining With a Peasant Woman for Her Live Stock (Pig).

Soldiers Building Bridges Destroyed by the Retreating Enemy.

Soldiers Drinking Tea in the Shadow of Their Machine Gun Hidden Under Hay.

Men of the Mobile Ordnance Workshop Wheeling a Faulty Gun Repearing a Broken Inner Tube - fp showing x2photos.

Birds Eye View of Salonika Taken by a French Aviator at a Height of 2000ft - hp plus an inset of the aeroplane.

Serbians Retreating Across the Drina at Visegrad - hp showing the broken bridge; equipment being hauled across a breach in the bridge

Roll of Honour:

Lieutenant Colonel The Earl of Feversham - Kings Royal Rifle Corps

Captain W. J. Mason - Gloucester Regt. Info. William John.

Captain E. G. C. Bagshawe - Yorkshire Regt.

Capt. H. J. Simkin - Kings Liverpool Regiment.

Lieut. Brian Normanby Fitzgibbon - Royal Irish Regt.

Capt. John Leadbeater - Australian Infantry.

Captain Douglas Hurd - Middlesex Reg. - Son of Mr Percy Hurd the Author and Economist.

Captain H. T. Rowley - Royal Berks..

Lt. H. Q. Carver - Kings Liverpool Regt.

Capt S. D. Somerville - Yorkshire Light Infantry.

Lt. R. E. Melly - Kings Liverpool Regt.

Lt. C. H. Ruddle - Australina Infantry.

Lt. F. Moran - Royal Munsters.

Sec. Lt. H. C. Davis - Royal Berks att. RFC.

Lt. J. S. Wilmot-Sitwell - Coldstream Guards.

Lt. J. F. Ladell - Middx Regt.

Sec. Lt. W. H. Packard - Suffolk Regt.

Sec. Lt. A. B. Phillips - London Regt.

Professor Lieutenant T. M. Kettle - Dublin Fusiliers.

Sec. Lt. S. R. F. Empey - Royal Irish Rifles.

Sec. Lt. G .H. Grimshaw - Loyal North Lancs.

FP showing x21photos of the men with captions showing name and regiment. Asmall article in the centre with brief descriptions of a few of the men.

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

Glimpses of the Soul of Francy By Percy Hurd, Editor of The Canadian Gazette, London. On a fp, continuing onto hp. With mention of Triaucourt - Father Paul Viller - M. Mirman Prefect of Meurthe et Moselle. Info. father of Douglas listed on the Roll of Honoured dead above.

A Night Raid by Lance Corporal W. Stevens, Kings Own Loyal North Lancs Regt. - near full page

The Battle of the Tanks by Max Pemberton. A description of the tank on The Somme; with mention of High Wood - Pozieres - Mouquet Farm - Courclette - reive - Martinpuich - Flers. Also nicknames for the tanks: HMS Landship, Creme de Menthe, Slug, Boojum etc.

The Owner of Achi Baba by Sidney A. Moseley, Author of The Truth About the Dardanelles - near fp.

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images. Sleekburnc.0710

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. 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 youre 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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