1916 WW1 Magazine SOMME Horses Blue Cross RAVC Lesboeufs WAR Iraq PICARDY Basil Clarke (8110)

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The Somme LESBOEUFS Douaumont Fort PICARDY Blue Cross Royal Army Veterinary Corps COCKNEYS IN HIGH WOOD BATTLE Basil Clarke




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:

Royal Navy Boarding a Czech Windjammer to Inspect Their Papers - full front page.

Making a Military Road In France.

View of the Somme Battlefield at the Point of Junction of the French and British Lines.

Inset photo: Men Collecting Firewood from the Shattered Roof Top of a House in a Deserted Village.

The Canadian Camp Behind the Somme Front.

IN the District of Shat el Hai, Mesopotamia: Desert Duel Between Airmen and Horsemen miel - fp from a drawing.

Behind a British Barridcade at Lesboeufs - fp showing x2photos:

Some British Soldiers Waiting Beind the Massed Timber With Machine Gun.

Men Off to the Trenches Through Slimy Mud.

Welsh Guards in a Shallow Trench at Guillemont.

Sorting Mail to Be Distributed to the Canadian Troops.

With the French Flying Corps Over the Front - fp showing x3pics:

Lieutenant Guynemers Aeroplane Known as Old Charles x2pics.

A French Observation Balloon Being Manoeuvred into Position.

AN Action Photograph of French Soldiers Leaving Their Shelter, Clambering Over trhe Top, to Charge Dead On - hp.Another View of the French Soldiers Racing Towards Enemy Trenches - hp.

The Ruins of Verdun with the Cathedral in the Background - fp photo.

amels Travelling to the Front by Train - fp.

Incidents in the Conquest of the Senussi: British Soldiers and men of the Egyptian Labour Corps Getting Water and Cleaing Fruit at a Wayside Station Between Alexandria and Matruh - fp.miel

Douaumont Fort Recaptured by General Mangin - dp showing 6photos:

All That Remains of Caillette Wood. reive

Work of French Artillery Fire on German Positions.

Inset: How a Stationary Balloon is Defended.

Douaumont Fort Ruins. reive

Bringing i Wounded Across Open Ground at the Edge of a Flattened Forest.

Inset: French Soldiers Laying Cable.

Soldiers Having Fun After Fierce Fighting - fp showing x5pics.

How the Sniper hides himself from Foes - fp showing x4pics.

Picardy - dp showing x12photos incl:

French Cannon on a Rail Emplacement.

French Soldier Sleeping after Battle.

Senegalese Fighters Marching Up to The Somme.

Convalescent Senegalese Going Through Native Dances and Songs to Amuse Their Wounded Comrades.

Piles of Shells of Great Calibre Behind the Lines.

Telophonic Exchange for French Artillery.

Playing Chess.

A Mornings Bag of Rabbits on the French Front.

Large French Cannon.

A French Infantryman or Backwoodsman, Installed reive in a Wood near the Front Line.

Wounded Horses Being Rounded up by The Blue Cross and Royal Army Veterinary Corps - fp from a drawing.

Roll of Honoured Dead:

Colonel G. E. Ripley - Northampton Regt.

Lt. Col. C. E. Fishbourne - Northumberland Fusiliers.

Major T. M. D.Bailie - Irish Guards.

Major A. C. Hudson - Royal Fusiliers.

Captain S. Ludlow - Royal Warwick Regt.

Captain A. K. S. Cuninghame - Grenadier Guards.

Capt. W. C. F. V. Barker-Mill - Rifle Brigade.

Capt. H. H. Burn MC - Coldstream Guards.

Captain H. M. Green - Royal Fusiliers.

Capt. J. A. Ritson - South Lancs Regt. - from Reading.

Capt E. R. Donner - rifle Brigade.

Capt W. D. Drury-Lowe DSO - Grenadier Guards.

Lt. H. Douglas Vernon - Grenadier Guards.

Sec. Lt. Gerald Archibald Arbuthnot - Grenadier Guards.

Lt. C. S. Bell - South African Infantry

Lt. M. H. O'Donovan - Royal Munster Fusiliers.

Lt. Viscount Clive - Welsh Guards. Info. Percy Robert Herbert.

Sec. Lt. Cyril Clarke - East Surrey Regt.

Sec. Lt. H. Wyndham Thomas - Rifle Brigade.

Sec. Lt. A. D. Wilson - Royal Munster Fusiliers.

Sec. Lt. J. T. Roberts - Royal West Surrey Regt.

Sessions at Sea on the Quarterdeck of a Battleship: An Application for Promotion - fp.


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

Running the Guantlet in the War Zones: How One Gets to and From the Front by Basil Clarke the War Correspondent.

The German Drive into Transylvania by Dr James Murphy.

The Cockneys in High Wood (Somme) by Corporal T. Ball of the London Regiment.

La Bassee Road - poem by Patrick MacGill (h. Jenkins).

List of Events of the War Between 1-31st Oct 1916.

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images.Sleekburnc.1811

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 8110 (Wt. range 210g)
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