1917 WW1 Magazine OVER THE TOP Canadian Battalion SCOTTISH NURSES War (9210)

Product code: 9210 Wt. 140g
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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:


A Canadian Battalion Going "Over the Top" from a Trench - full front page; it shows a private, one of the first over, making a schoolboy gesture to the enemy while his colleagues follow on behind

Miss Cicely Hamilton.

Crew of One of Our Submarines During Leisure Time - The Crew on the Surface Fishing From the Submarine Deck.

Scottish Nurses on Service in the Balkans - Pitching Their Tents in a Workmanlike Fashion.

A Creche at IVry near Paris for Babies of Women Engaged in Munition Works - rows of cots of babies being looked after by two women.

German East Africa: Men Crossing the Rufiji River in Small Boats Encounter a Hippopotamus - full page showing three soldiers fending off the angry hippo with bayonets - full page from a drawing by Sheldon - the caption mentions Beho Beho - Captain Selous - General Sheppard- Tagalaka Lake - Generals Dyke and Lyall

A German War Lord with Members of his Staff Overlooking part of the Somme Battlefield - from a photograph.

Equipment for Scottish Red Cross Nurses with The Russian Army Being Landed at Archangel - from a photogrph.

Turkish Troops: General Toutscheff and Hilmi Pasha Standing at Improvised Table With Members of Their Staff - photograph - the caption mentions Dobruja - Dobruja - Mackensen.

A German Observation Post IN a Trench near the Danube: A Telephone Operator; Officer with Field Glass and Others - photogrpah

Battery of Turkish Artillery in Action near Medijidia in the Dobruja - A Red Crescent Stretcher Party Carrying off a Wounded Man - photo.

With General Smuts Forces in East Africa - Colonel Driscol and a Local Soldier - two soldiers and a dog at a lookout post.

Colonel Driscoll of the Royal Fusiliers Viewing the Country Previous to Action - With His Dog.

Captain Selous The Mighty Hunter with His Company of Royal Fusiliers.

an Armoured Boat near the Shore o fLake Victoria Nyanza.

Another Lake Boat With Bullet Riddled Funnel and Ventilators - inset photograph.

Two Spanish Officers - General Aranaz and Brigadier General Martinez Anido on a Visit to the Western Front - Watching From a British Trench - with others.

Spanish General at the French Front - Visiting the HQ of Sir W. H. H. Allenby of the Third Army - Allenby with four other men.

Farmstead near a French Village Shelled by the Enemy - British Officers Inspecting Defences.

In a French Village or Town: Brigadier General Giving Final Instructions to a Colonel on the Eve of an Important Move.

Officers of the Armoured Car Section After Their Return from Operations Against the Turks and Kurds in the Caucasus; Lieutenant Hanna of New Zealand; Lieutenant Commander Sommes; Commander Locker-Lampson; And A Russian Interpreter .

Culture Reanimated Where Kultur is Depressed: Temporarily Released from Military Duty - Hun Prisoners Passing a Memorial to Joan of Arc - full page drawing - artwork unknown although there is a signature.

Infantry Battalions Advance on the Somme with Signallers Pushing After Them Carrying Reels of Telephone Wire - full page from a drawing by M. Frederic de Haenen.

Armoured Cars Reassembled After a Raid.

Alexander The Corwn Prince of Serbia with General Bukovitch in the Mountain Forests on their Advance on Monastir - full front page.

With General Murray in Egypt:

Australian Mounted Patrol at the Kasr el Nil Barracks in Cairo.

British Soldiers at Memphis - On one of the Colossal Figures of the Ancient City.

Men and Horses Crossing the Suez Canal - Swimming Across.

British Officer Swimming His Horse over the Canal.

An Officer Mounted on a Donkey.

Camel Caravan Loaded with Water and Provisions.

British Officers Distributing Much Appreciated Cigarettes to Arab Women.

Italian Look Out Post inthe Alps: A Rope Ladder hundreds of Feet Long Where Soldiers Climb up to the Look-Out Post.

The Italian Soldiers in the Look Out Post Reached by a Rope Ladder - two smiling soldiers.

Hero Bomb Throwers Who Won the VC - full page:

Private John Cunningham of the East Yorkshire Regiment in a Communication Trench, Meeting Ten of the Enemy and Killing them with Bombs - half page drawing with an inset photograph of Pte Cunningham VC.

Private David Ross Lauder Royal Scots Fusiliers While Retaking a Sap, Placing His Foot on a Bomb (grenade) Saving All His Companions - half page drawing with inset photograph of Pte Lauder VC.

Group Photograph: Officers of the South Wales Borderers - Second Lieutenant H. S. Ede - Sec Lieut D. Jenkins - Sec. Lieut. J. C. Owen - Sec. Lt L. C. W. Deane - Sec. Lt. E. C. Meacock - Lieutenant W. B. Carter - Sec Lt. H. N. D. La Touche - Sec. Lt. C. C.P. Bayley - Sec. Lt T. G Evans - Sec Lt. H. R. C.Morgan - Sc. Lt. G. Rattenbury - Sec. Lt R. L. Eskell - Sec. Lt. T. Neale - Sec. Lt. S. Evans - Lt. J. N. A. James - Lieutenant F. B. Thomas - Sec. Lt. D. P. Jones - Captain E. W. Wakefield - Captain W. G. Evans - Lieut and Adj. F. Carter - reive - Major J. P. Wood - Lieut. and Quarter Master A. Case - Lt. C. N Beeston - Lt. S. C. Morgan - Sec. Lt. R. W. Amos - Sec. Lt. H. J. Evans - Sec. Lt M. C. Ede - Lt. E. Ll. Lloyd - Miel.

The Teuton Exodus at Monastir:

Russians Bivouacking at Monastir.

British Consul at Monastir Occupied By Germans Until Their Compulsory Evacuation; Now Flying the Union Jack Again.

Serbian Sailors Marching through the Town.

British Troops Gathering Tobacco Plants Near Monastir.

British Soldier Using a Macedonian Oven.

Mishaps to Mules and Motor Cars - full page:

Mobile Beterinary Section attending a Mule (or horse).

French Lorry in a Stream. c.keenlyside. 

Royal Engineers Bridge Building in the Balkans.

Pile Driver at Work in a River near Monastir.

AN Overturned Indian Mule Cart.

Indian Solders Removing the Spilt Load of the Mule Cart While a British Trooper Looks On and Allows his Horse to Enjoy a Little of the Fragrant Provender.

Pair of Mine Sweepers: A Cable Stretched Between to Locate the Mines.

Germans Who Sailed From Vigo in a Tiny Sailing Vessel Virgen del Socorro: Their Capture Reive by A British Cruiser Twelve Miles From Zebrugge.

The Three Leaders of the German Vessel Virgen del Socorro.

The "City of Birmingham" of the Ellerman Line: Lowering The Lifeboats After Being Torpedoed Without Warning in the Mediterranean.

Anti Aircraft Observation Station in Lines Where French Soldiers Await their Aerial Enemies.

Paul Dumont Wearing His Cross of the Legion of honour; The First To Penetrate into Fort Douaumont - inset photograph of the smiling soldier.

Watering Horses at the Macedonian Front.

Chaplains Honoured for Gallantry in the Field - full page:

Canon M. Linton Smith - Vicar of St Nicholas Blundellsands.

Rev. F. S. L. Green - Curate of St Barnabas North Heigham, Norwich. - info. Samuel Frederick Leighton Green

The Rev. James Ogden Coop - Vicar of ST Catherine's Liverpool.

Rev. C. S. Dunn - St Michael's at Headingley.sleekburnc.

Rev. H. Reid MC - Minister ofhamilton UF Church, Port Glasgow.

Rev. Father M'Hardy MC - Priest in Charge of St Cuthberts RC at Kirkcudbright.

Rev. L. G. Hughes Pastor of Wood Street, Baptist Chapel, Sheffield.

Rev. Ronald Irwin DSO NMC.

Rev. A. C. Cousins MC - Curate of Bristol .

Rev. E. R. Day CMG - Chaplain to the Forces, First Class.

Rev. D. Railton - Chaplain to the Forces. - info. Padre David Railton was the originator of the idea of the tomb of The Unknown Warrior.


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

Article by Cicely Hamilton on Women After the War - info. Cicely Mary Hamilton was a feminist and suffragette or suffragist, actress, writer and journalist

The British Armoured Car Section in the Caucasus - an eye witness account

The South Wales Borderers - In France, ?Tsing Tau and Gallipoli by A. W. Holland - with mention of Sir Douglas Haig - Major W. L. Lawrence - Private R. Black DM - General Haking - Captain D. G. Jolinson - Lieutenant Colonel H. G. Casson - Morto Bay - Sergeant Wilcox - General Hunter Weston - Private J. H. Fynn

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.

There is a tear to the magazine on the centre fold from the front page and through-out (see scan). 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 9210 Wt. 140g
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