1916 WW1 Magazine RFC Leefe Robinson CHURCHILL Somme MORVAL Churchill WAR (4110)

Product code: 4110 (Wt. 0.150kg)
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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:

Firing a Heavy Cannon at Vaux Fort - Major Raynal and his Gallant Defence of this Position Until Compelled by Thirst to Surrender ... - full front page of a man firing a heavy cannon

Colonel Christodoulos with General Zimbrabakis Arriving at Salonika with his Men

Salonika - Greek Regiments of the Insurrectionary Party Assembling in the Streets After Throwing in with The allies ...

Greeks in Their new Uniform with Arms

Morval and Lesboeufe Attacked - Infantry Spreading out When Going up to the Attack

The Capture of Morval, Fregincourt, Combles - Support Troops Advancing

Royal Flying Corps and The Zeppelins:

Second Lieutenant F. Sowrey Awarded the DSO

Lieutenant Brandon Awarded the DSI - info Alfred De Bathe Brandon

A Group of RFC Officers - Lieutenant Robinson and Lieutenant Sowrey Amongst Others

The Mark of the Hun! Would-be Baby-Killer Who Jumped From a Zeppelin at Potters Bar and Left His Mark

Lieutenant Robinsons Squadron of the RFC on Parade at Their Headquarters

Lieutenant Robinson VC - Lieutenant Tempest - Second Lieutenant Sowrey - info. William Leefe Robinson - Frederick Sowrey - Wulstan Joseph Tempest ?

Battlefield Signposts in France - Obsoloete Rifles on Tree Branches

Sign for an Advanced Dressing Station on the Western Front with Two Orderlies Having Just Brought in a Wounded Man

The RAMC - Bringing in Wounded Under Shell Fire with Four German Prisoners helping with a Stretcher

A Long Flight of Steps Leading to a German Dug Out, Showing the Depth of the Enemys Funk Holes

British Wounded From an Attack on Morval Being Brought Back by German Prisoners, A Shell Explodes onthe Left

British Soldier Enjoys a Comfortable Nap in a Dug Out Bed - Having Found an old bed and Mattress!

The Church Bell of Montauban - A Soldier Leaning onthe Bell and Looking at Aircraft Through Field Glasses

The Fearless Gaze of Two Zealous Men Waiting to Go Over the Top

German Prisoner Doubling Towards the British Lines

Canadians on the Somme:

Canadians Rolling in Shells for Their heavy Guns

Canadians Inscribing Messages on Shells to the Germans: "A Present From Canada" etc

Hoisting Up a shell into a heavy Howitzers

Loading a Howitzer with a Pulley

Canadian Soldiers Ramming Home a Shell into a Howitzer

The Moment a Howitzer Fires

British Troops Road Making on the Battlefield - Laying Out String and Digging etc

French Pioneers Building Railways

The Courage of Dum Animals - Horses in a French Village Along the Front Being Calmed by Soldiers a full page from a drawing by Clark or Clarke

With Camera Men on the Somme (there is damage/hole to centre fold; see scan) : c.keenlyside.

A Scene in the Reserve Trenches on 25 September - Infantry Going Forward Full Equipped, Bombardiers, men with bayonets and Stretcher Bearers

A Bombing Party Leaving the Trenches i a Single File Carrying Explosives

A Jubilant Man on a Stretcher Smiling for the Camera! - A Wounded Regimental Sergeant Major Being Brought Back

British Soldiers Clambering Over The Top As They Went Forward on Their Way to Capture Morval

Engineers Going forward

Guards Carrying Water to Their Billets near the Front

Model Watering Place for Horses

Transport Men Cleaning Harness at a Pond After Wet Weather

Drinking Water Depot onthe Western Front - British Soldiers

Soldiers and Sailors on a Troopship:

HMS Southampton - The Mascot Kitten

Men on a Troop Ship at Physical Exercise

Gun Drill on Board

Crew of a Troopship at Gun Drill

Keeping Fit on a Troopship x2

French Ironclads on the Somme Canals:

A Monitor Entering a Tunnel on a Somme Canal

Crew of the Motor Boats Lined Up on the Tow PaTH

Tied Up on the Somme Canal

British Troops Waiting to Attack on 25 September

An Eighteen Pounder Gun in Action

Trench Mortars in Action in the Region of Tahure

Army Supply Waggons Behind the Front Line on the Meuse

Two French Scouts Working a Wireless Installation on the Somme

A Remarkable Photograph Showing a French Soldier in the Act of Hurling a Huge Boulder on the Enemy Assaulting a Ridge with a Second Soldier About to Hand His Comrade Another Stone - A Soldier Mortally Wounded Lies near By

Corner of a Military Cemetery in a Pine Wood ...

One of the British Military Cemeteries at the Front - in Charge of the Director of Graves Registration and Inquiries

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

Brigadier General Charles Edward Stewart CMG - Black Watch

Captain J. V. Hyndman - Royal Irish Rifles

Captain F. S. Gillespie - Royal Sussex Regiment

Captain G.E. H. Keesey - Rifle Brigade

Captain P. L. Leigh - RGA

Captain J. R. Somers-Smith - London Regt

Captain T. G. Grice - Scottish Rifles

Captain David Wilson - RFC

Captain G. W. Eaton - Royal Irish Fusiliers

Second Lieutenant H. Handcock - Leinster Regt.

Lieutenant H. G. M. Mansel-Pleydell - Dorset Regt

Lieutenant R. S. de Blaby - Loyal North Lancs

Lieutenant Kenneth Lotherington Hutchings - Liverpool Regt famous Kent Cricketer

Lieutenant Colonel Arthur F. Townshend - Scottish Rifles

Second Lieutenant T. R.H. Dorman - Royal Munsters

Second Lieutenant J. Fish - Worcester Regt

Second Lieutenant N. H. Collins - Royal Inniskillings

Second Lieutenant D. C. OConnell - Connaughts

Second Lieutenant W. Drake - RHA

Second Lieutenant F. R. Hoggett - Queens R. W. Surreys

Second Lieutenant F. A. J. Brown - Leinster Regt.

Full page showing twentyone photographs by Bassano, Elliot and Fry, Hawkins, Brooke hughes, Lafayette, Swaine. sleekburnc.



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

The Battle of the Abbaye - with mention of Bapaume - Albert - Eaucourt lAbbaye - Sir Douglas Haig - Le Sars Village - German 7th Magdeburg Division - Regina Trench - Courcelette - Grandcourt - Mr Philip Gibbs ( journalist war correspondent ) - Bapaume Road

Turkish Spy at Constanza - by Basil Clarke War Correspondent - info Thomas Basil Clarke

A View of Verdun - by Winston Churchill MP: Germanys Fatal Strategy - - - Vast Process of Waste - - - Ofensive and Defensive Losses - - - French Military Skill

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. 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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Product Code 4110 (Wt. 0.150kg)
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