1916 WW1 Magazine SOMME Regina Trench SCHWABEN REDOUBT Keith Lucas RFC War (1210)

Product code: 1210 09Aug16
Original Antique WW1 Magazine. Packaged Wt. 0.130kg (130g)
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THIEPVAL Somme ZENITH REGINA TRENCH Schwaben Redoubt KEITH LUCAS RFC Land Cruisers Tanks 15TH KINGS HUSSARS REGIMENT Army Liason Messenger Dog




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:

Smiling British Soldiers Resting in a Bombed out Building in France; Mortar Bombs Lying Haphazard in the Foreground - full page (fp) frontispiece.

Rumanian Soldiers in Communication Trenches etc. Defending their Homeland - fp x3photos.

Canadian Scottish Troops Training Somewhere in England x2

British Troops Marching Through a Ruined Village Along the Somme Front.

Sinai: Turkish Leaders Passing a Sentry Standing to Attention.

Bulgarian Prisoners of the Franco-Serbians Caught on the Ocasion of the Capture of Monastir.

Type of Comitadji Joining The Allies at Monastir.

Howitzer and Other Guns in Action at Monastir. X2

Greek Volunteers.

HQ of the British Motor Transport Attch. To the Serbian Army.

Flooded Out Camps at Salonika.

British in Egypt and Libra - fp showing x5 photos.

Duke of Connaught Inspecting Men of an Irish Battalion on the Western Front x2.

Collecting German Rifles left at St Pierre Divion After the Fighting of Nov. 13th.

The Storming of Schwaben Redoubt North of Thiepval - fp from a drawing.

Double page (dp) titled Mysterious Monsters on the Muddy Somme: Land Cruisers Luffing into the Battle Line x4photos.

A Donkey Line Transporting Munitions to the Guns Along a Village Street.

Infantry Advancing to Capture Thiepval - half page (hp).

Before Combles: A British Officer Standing on a Parapet and Gibing the Signal for the Barrage to Lift so The Infantry Men Can Advance - hp.

Vosges: German Soldiers on their Way to the Front. - hp photo.

Austrian Force Leaving their Trench to Attack an Italian Patrol.

Test the Wind's Direction by Means of a Paper Balloon on the Austro Russian Front - small inset.

Verdun: Prince Arthur of Connaught Pinning Medals on Soldiers Outside the Town or City Hall - fp photo.

Lt. The Hon. V. S. T. Harmsworth Killed in Action.

An Act of Bravery in the Zenith Trench East of Lesboeufs - A British Officer Who Had Crawled into a German Trench Packed with Men Sound Asleep, Gathering Information and Alos Taking a German Machine Gun - fp from a drawing.

Page entitled Tricolour Triumphs from Lorraine to Monastir - fp x3photos

French Infantry Move Forward in Lorraine. c.keenlyside

Pumping Air ito a Pneumatic Mortar, A Novel Way of Projecting Shells into the German Trenches

Freakish Effect of Shellfire on a Balkan Villa near Salonika - small inset.

An Army Liason Dog Leaving with a Message Attached to His Collar - hp showing the dog leaping over a trench with a french soldier standing beneath.

French Quick Firers and Crews Working in a Depression Ahead of their Front Line.

FP entitled German "Civilisation" Reintroduces Slavery - showing x2drawings:

From Roubaix, Turcoing, and Lille General von Graevenitz Has Deported 25000 French Subjects, Girls, Women, and Men and Compelled them To Work in The Fields - hp drawing showing civilians being taken from their loved ones to work for the German war effort.

Heartrending Scenes When Soldiers Came and Paraded the Unhappy Civilians at the Doors for Their Officers to Pick Out Victims - hp from a drawing.

Roll of Honour:

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Herbert Picton Morris MC - Rifle Brigade.

Squadron Commander I. H. W. S. Dalrymple-Clark RN

Captain R. H. K. Byers - Glos. Regt.

Capt. Keith Lucas RFC.

Capt. A. W. Greenwell Lax - RGA.

Capt F. R. Jessup - Border Regt.

Capt G. T Neame - East Kent Regt Buffs.

Capt A. C. O'Connor MC - Norfolk Regt.

Lt. H. Cloudesley - R. W. Surrey Regt Queens.

Lt. G. Spring-Rice Aged 53 - Border Regt.

Lt. A. H. Wrixon - Suffolk Regt.

Lt. G. R. Hayes-Sadler - Royal Warwicks Regt.

Sec. Lt. Richard Jones - South Lancs Regt.

Lt. F. H. Doyle - Army Veterinary Corps.

Lt. S. E. J. C. Lushington - general List, New Armies.

Sec. Lt. B. G. Bowles - East Kent Regt Buffs.

Sec. Lt. H. A. Holgate - East Surrey Regt.

Sec. Lt. S. Spearing-Schneider - Royal Berks.

Sec. Lt. H. E. Whiteman - Hants Regt att. RFC.

Sec. Lt. A. J. B. Pearson - Att. Royal Warwick Regt.

Sec. Lt. G. M. Gray - Royal West Kent Regt.

There is an article in the centre of the page describing some of the above men including Keith Morris and as a result of his inventiveness and skill the RAF Mark II compass was produced. Also Richard Jones a schoolmaster at Bontnewydd; etc.


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

The Road to Constantinople - In Bulgaria - by Basil Clarke a War Correspondent

The Tank on the Somme etc by Max Pemberton

The Taking of Regina Trench - An Eye Witness Account by a Corporal of the Canadian Infantry - info Regina Trench (Staufen Riegel) was a German trench dug alongside the village of Le Sars, south-west to Stuff Redoubt (Feste Staufen) near German fortifications at Thiepval on the Somme battlefield - full page approx. 1450 words

The 15th (The Kings) Hussars Regiment - by A. W. Holland - with mention of (places and people) Hon. E. C.Hardinge - Lance Sergeant A. J. Earl - Corporal W.Darley - Private W. J. Price - Sergeant E. J. Clark - General Fitzclarence VC - At Hougomont - Ypres - Turcos Regt - E. E. Everest - At Hooge - Captain C. J. Leicester Stanhope - Capt. B. Durnford - Capt H. F. Borough - Battle of Somme

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images. Sleekburnc.0912

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; the pages have 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 1210 09Aug16
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