1916 WW1 Magazine SHROPSHIRE LI Somme Tanks RAAMC Macedonia ANCRE PICARDY (4210)

Product code: 4210 (150g)
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Original WW1 Magazine Detailing Events in the Great War Dated 1916 Romania SHROPSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY Somme Tanks ROYAL MARINE ARTILLERY Australian Troopship RAAMC Macedonia Balkans MUD ANCRE VALLEY Reive PICARDY Fort Vaux; please see main description

Original WW1 MAGAZINE Dated 1916 Romania SHROPSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY Somme Tanks ROYAL MARINE ARTILLERY Australian Troopship RAAMC Macedonia Balkans MUD ANCRE VALLEY Reive PICARDY Fort Vaux

An antique magazine detailing events in the First World War

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

Duel to the Death: Two Soldiers from a French and German Patrol at Hand to Hand Fighting - full front page from a drawing by Georges Scott.

Two Frenchmen Climb a Broken Tree to Get a Good Shot At Passing Enemy Aircraft - full front page.

Flanders - A Snow Covered Plain Behind the Allied Line.

The Vosges - A Soldier Taking Shelter in a Sandbag "Box".

Kameraden at Thiepval: A Group of Germans Surrendering in No Mans Land - from a drawing by A. Forestier.

Soldiers Brush Up Before entering Their Billet - full page from a drawing - an old woman waits at the door.

Stables of an Army in the Field.

Inset Photograph - Erecting Huts of the new Type.

Sergeant Receiving a Packet of Cigarettes Sent reive Out by Firms of CIgartette Manufacturers.

Rifle Inspection.

Dinner Time int he Trenches.

A Somme Souvenir - Highlanders with a German Trench Howitzer , A Minnenwerfer - inset.

The Somme Front:

A Working Party Starting Off - Wearing Waterproof Sheets and Trench Waders.

The Men Smiling Having Been Extricated from the Mud by a Colleague.

The Valley of the Ancre When in Flood - the appalling conditions with branchless trees standing in the water etc.

A British "Tommy" Leads a Pack Horse Towards the Trenches Laden with Capes of Waterproof Sheeting and Trench Waders for the Men.

Fashions for British Officers in France. c.keenlyside 

Australians About to Go Up to the Front Line Trenhches - Assembling With Transport in the Shelter of a Sunken Road.

A Road ithe Fighting Zone Deep in Mud, with Trees Stripped to Bare Poles.

Two Corporals Posing for Their Photograph Against a Background of Scrub covered in Hoar Frost.

An Officer Commanding a Battalion of Chasseurs Alpins, Mortally Wounded During a French Attack in the Vosges - "Let the Buglers Come and Sound the March of Sidi Brahim" full page from a drawing by A. Forestier.

Tanks with the Appearance of Whales Floating on the Sea - On the British Front.

The Tanks Crawling into Action onthe Somme - double page from a drawing or painting by the famous French artist M. Simont - with a caption article that mentions Mister W. A. Tritton of Messrs William Foster and Co.

A Tank Bearing a Placard "Great Hun Defeat" Dashing Along a Village Street.

Fighting in "Y" Ravine by Beaumont Hamel - Man of the Signal Corps, Who Has Captured A German Officer, Telephoning HQ for Assistance - full page drawing.


Corner of a Russian Camp in Dobruja.

Turkish Prisoners Captured by the Rumanians.

French and Rumanian Officers Conferring Together on the Rumanian Front.

Russian Cavalry Encampment in Dobruja.


Greek Loyalists Under Review by M. Venizelos Prior to Departure to the Greco Bulgarian Front.

Banner for Greek Troops Loyal To Servia and The Allies - Mme Valyano the President of Greek Women Presenting the Colours to M. Venizelos.

Greek Troops Being Saluted by M. Venizelos and General Danglis.

Part of the Great Wall Round Saloniika.

Reinforcements en Route for Ostrovo.

French Lancers in Salonika.

Annamite Troops from the French Colonial Posseion of Cochin Marching Towards Monsastir Viea Ostrovo.

Service Battalion the King's Own Shropshire Light Infantry - Second Lieutenant E. H. Robinson - Second Lieut. C. B. O. Walker - Sec. Lieut. R. J. Davies - Sec. Lt. F. C. Smyth - Lieutenant G. S. Rangecroft - Sec. Lieut. W. Helmore - Sec. Lt. C. W. Joss - Sec Lt. C. P. Caesar - Sec. Lt. W. L. Lloyd - Sec. Lt. J. P. Shaw - Sec. Lieut. F. N. REust - Sec. Lt. N. M. Hughes-Hallett - Sec. Lieut. H. C. Hopkinson - Sec. Lt. H. M. Pendlebury - Lieut. W. H. Ingrams - Lt. Miel - Lieut. F. Johnston - Sec. Lt. G. F. Silvester - Lieut. M. J. Kelly RAMC - Lieut. and Acting Adjt. W. de B. Wood - Captain C. W. Daubeny - Lieutenant Colonel A. V. Weir - Major Sir Robert Cockburn - Captain Roach (chaplain) - Lieutenant E. H. Bennett (quartermaster) - a group photograph taken outside houses.

Vaux Fort:.

View of Interior of Vaux Fort After The French Recaptured it From the Germans.

A Preventative Against Wet Feet - French Soldiers Laying a Corduroy Path.

Heap of Cases of Shells Fired by a Single Battery of 75's.

Only Entrance into Vaux Fort. c.keenlyside.

Senegalese Negro Ordering German Prisoners to Get on With Their Work.

The Donkey in the Great War:

Little African Donkeys Conveying Barbed Wire.

British Farriers Shoeing Mules. Loght.

A French Trooper with a Sumpter Donkey.

Donkeys Carrying Goods to the Trenches.

The Royal Marine Artillery:

Men of the Australian Army Medical Corps Posing For Photogrpahs on the Barrel of a Naval Gun.

Signallers Transmitting a Message by Semaphor - Bunting Waggers.

Australians Aboard a Troopship Doing Physical Exercises.

Men of the Royal Marine Artillery doing Physical Jerks.

Bringing in a Gun Captured from the Germans in North East Rhodesia - An Incident in General Northey's Campaign.

Military Car on Service in Egypt - Filling Up the Radiator. 

Motor Transport with the British Forces in Pursuit of the Senussi.

Army Service Corps Bakehouse at a British Camp in Western Egypt - improvised ovens for bread rolls.

Macedonia - Allied Troops on the March on their Way to Take Part in an Attack Against the Bulgars.

On the Macedonian Plains - A British Convoy on the Road Leading to the Battle Zone.


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

Article by Sir Leo Chiozza Money MP.

A Royal Engineers Sapper - his account of his first time in a Tank

The Shropshire Light Infantry - by A. W. Holland

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images. 3012 


A very descriptive publication, printed on a light quality paper priced 6d. A cheaper option to some of the more popular illustrated magazines of the day, such as Illustrated London News etc. but more down to earth and detailed. Although it contains articles, the main focus is on photographs, drawings, maps etc.

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 wordsand 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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Condition Used
Product Code 4210 (150g)
Weight 0.15kg