1916 WW1 WORLD WAR Magazine WALTER DUNN AUSTRALIAN BOY Charlotte Despard (1800)

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An Original Magazine Detailing the Events in The The First World War
DATED 1916
This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

Canadians in a battle scene on the Western Front - full front page from a drawing

Full page entitled Lance and Sabre, Behind the Lines:

British Officer Inspecting Indian Cavalry x2

British Lancers of Sir Douglas Haig's Bodyguard Halting to Have a Quiet Smoke near HQ

Page covering the Balkan Front, Salonika etc:

Walter Dunn Aged Fourteen, A Stowaway with the 1st Canadian Contingent, Who Had Seen Fighting at Loos, Now with the ASC Camp - info. The photograph shows a smiling young boy in a fur gillet standing next to a soldier or officer. Walter was in fact from Australia, nicknamed Charlie Chaplin, and was possibly the youngest ANZAC.

Field Gun Practice at Salonika Sleekburnc.

IN a British Trench on the Balkan Front


Campaign Against the Mohmands, a Pathan or Pashtun Tribe in NW India: Hindu Flag Signallers near Hafiz Kar North of the Khyber Pass

Soldiers Firing on Rebel Mohmands

Fixing Bayonets to Repel an Attack


Regiment of New Zealand Mounted Rifles on the March Through the Desert

Batter of British Field Guns Manned by Native Artillerymen on the Banks of the Suez Canal

Near The Australians Camp at the Pyramids: A Plank Bridge across an Irrigation Canal

Camels of a Munition and Ambulance Column Travelling to the Egyptian Base

Africa: British Officer Insturcting African Natibes in the Use of a Maxim Gun

An Enormous British Siege Gun Being hauled into Position

A Young French Woman Next to the Ruins of a Building - full page - info. Reims and the Rue Eugene Desteuque and the bombed establishment of Berriot Brother, Maurice Hutin as far as I can make out

Siberian and Turkestan Regiments Capturing the Forts of Erzerum - two drawings. Info. Caucasus Campaign and the recapture of the positions under the command of Grand Duke Nicholas and Nikolai Nikolaevich Yudenich

Small Map Showing the Position of Erzerum and Relative Distance of Trebizond, Bagdad etc

Italian Mountain Alpini Regiment Hauling a Large Gun in Position with Block and Tackle Over a Cliff in the Snowy Mountains - full page

A Wounded Alpini Being Transported Along a Cliff and Over a Precipitous Pass by Means of Wire and Stretcher Attached to Cliffs - full page

Russian Transport Wagons on a French Highway in the Meuse Sector

Two Russian Soldiers Capture on the East Front, Sent to Dig German Trenches, Then Escaped to the French Lines

Group of Slav Prisoners Employed by Germans, But Succeeded in Escaping to The French Allies, Receive a Warm Welcome

A Training School in France: Young Soldiers Being Taught to Throw Grenades

Russian Field Gun Detachment in the Reiga Region, Including a Youthful Muscovite (boy)

Turkish Prisoners Taken in the Fighting Around Erzerum Under Russian Guard

Resting Caucasian Soldiers in Their Picturesque Uniforms

A Sentry Discovered Wounded, Being Carried Miel Over a Wooden Bridge, on the Back of a French Soldier to a Dressing Station

Frenchmen Slightly Wounded and Wearing the Official Wound Tickets Walking Fromthe Trenches to a Hospital

A French Trench Manned by United States Legionaires: Waiting for the Bugle to Sound

Bird Cages, Wicker Chairs, and Baskets Meade by French Soldiers During Their Rest Away From the Trenches

A Stone Built Coke Furnace Which Serves as Reive a Crematorium i a Certain section of the French Front

Paper-knives Made by French Infantrymen from the Heads of 77mm Shells

French Soldiers With Their Mascot Blackbird c.keenlyside

French Soldiers Constructing a Peculiar Form of Wood Trap from Tree Branches, Used in The Trenches to Impede German Charges

Queue of French Soldiers Waiting for Admittance to a Show Behind the Lines in a Shell Wrecked Farm Building used as a Theatre; Amusing Posters and Notices on the Wall

A Performance Given By Belgian Prisoners Interned at Amberg, Bavaria

The British Fleet in the Mediterranean: 4•7 Inch Naval Gun Engaging an Enemy Submarine

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

Brigadier General W. J. St. J. Harvey - Black Watchy

Captain J. D. Walsh - 2nd South African Infantry

Captain H. B. Mudie - Remount Service

Captain and Adjutant Edward Martyr Ward - 5th Norfolk Regiment

Lieutenant The hon. Maurice H. N. Hood RNVR

Lieutenant James A. Cowie - RNR

Lieutenant W. C. Mayo - 9th Sherwood Foresters

Lieutenant E. M. Harper - 7th Royal Munster Fusiliers

Lieutenant E. Williams - 2nd Grenadier Guards

Lieutenant B. E. Hicks -8th Royal Berkshire Regiment

Lieutenant G. E. Tracey - 9th Devonshire Regiment

Lieutenant S. R. V. Travers - 7th Royal Munster Fusiliers

Lieutenant Hon. William Lionel Charles Walrond MP - ASC

Lieutenant C. B. Munro - 13th Royal Scots

Lieutenant H. B. L. Hinde - 3rd Somerset Light Infantry

Lieutenant J. P. Phillimore - 6th The Buffs

Sub. Lieutenant W. V. Gilbert - Royal Naval Division

Second Lieutenant A. S. Baxter - 18th Middlesex Regiment

Second Lieutenant W. J. McConnochie - Royal Flying Corps

Lieutenant E. E. Early - 5th Lincoln Regiment

Second Lieutenant G. R. A. Case - 3rd Lancashire Regiment

British Anti Aircraft Quick Firers Shelling Taubes From Armoured Cars in a French Village Behind the Lines

German Biplane Brought Down by the French near Salonika

British Anti Aircraft Guns or "Archies" Mounted on "General" Omnibus Chassis

Prince Alexander of Teck Watching Hostile Aeroplane Through Glasses in Trenches near the Yser

A Wrecked Serbian Aeroplane Left in an Albanian Mountain Pass

The Ministry of Munitions: Rows of Women in a Factory Making and Testing Shell Fuses - full page photograph.


This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

Womanhood in the New Era, Our Great Symposium on the War and Our National Life - with mention of Cicely Hamilton - Mrs Despare - Mr John Hodge

Women and Citizenship - by Mrs Despard - info. Charlotte Despard (née French) was an Edinburgh-born Anglo-Irish suffragist, novelist, Sinn Féin activist, anti-vivisectionist

Improvement of Wages by John Hodge MP

Back to the Land by A. D. Hall RFS

Women and Politics by Cicely Hamilton - info. Cicely Mary was an English actress, writer, journalist, suffragist and feminist.

Training and Service by Sir Oliver Lodge

The Grand Duke Nicholas in the Caucasus

Article by Carlyon Bellairs RN on the war at sea, the Navy etc

An article on Air Warfare, RFC (RAF) etc by C. G .Grey

Article on the events etc in the war by F. A. McKenzie a Daily Mail War Correspondent (0403)

Twelve pages (24 sides). This is an original but 'USED' antique paper not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require related to this item eg. For an event, birthday or anniversary etc. please ask. 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.
It measures 285mmx220mm (11.25 x 8.5 inches) approx. This magazine is an original and 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. There is age yellowing, handling wear and some marking. There are binding witness marks to the spine. The outer advertising cover has been removed, but the front page is intact. The photos, sketches etc. vary in size. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. 

PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing (apart from outer cover), so if you are 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.

The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my own 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. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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Condition Used
Product Code (1800)
Weight 0.09kg