1917 WW1 Magazine YMUIDEN V69 DESTROYER Erzurum RAFA SINAI Schouwen WAR (0310

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V69 GERMAN DESTROYER Ymuiden SCHOUWEN BANK German Diamond Mine Africa MACEDONIA Rafa Sinai ERZURUM TURKEY Clement K. Shorter



A magazine detailing events in the First World War



DATE 1916


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


Rafa in The Sinai: Bedouin Shepherds Watch A Battle - front page drawn by A. W.

V69 German Destroyer at the Port of Ymuiden; Damaged Ship - x3 photographs at Ijmuiden - full page.

British Destroyers in Action Near the Schouwen Bank: The Damaged German V69 - full page drawing.

Out With The Dover Patrol - Torpedo Boat Destroyers Coming Into Port During a Gale.

The East African Coastline:

Seaplane Flying Low Close to the Coast of German East Africa.

A Seaplane Coming Ashore on the East African Coast - "The Darkies Lend Willing Hands to the Haulage of the Wonderful Creature of the White Mans Devising".

Another British Seaplane Being hauled from the Sea on the East Africa Coast.

Work Play and Rest In the Snow on the Western Front:

Snow Scene: Tommies (soldiers) of a Working Party, Not Carrying Brobdingnagian Cigarettes, But Stove Pipes for Huts etc

Anti Aircraft Gunners Off Duty: A Snowballing Game.

Behind the Western Front in the Snow: A Hospital.

Diamond Mining in South West Africa:

A German Diamond Mine Being Worked by British Companies.

A Dredger Used in Diamond Mining.

Landing Aeroplanes on Majia Island.

Transport Difficulties in the Desert:

Horses Pulling a Load Across the Sand - Guns etc.

An Egyptian Farmer at a Primitive Form of Chaff Cutting.

British Soldier helping an Egyptian Farmer.

Camel Corps on the March in Sinai.

British Infantry Storming a German Trench - full page drawn by C. Or G. Clark.

Mister Clement Shorter Editor of The Sphere .

The Erzurum Region - Russian Wounded Being Carried on Stretchers Between Two Mountain Ponies near the Village of Erzincan - half page; Turkey.

Turkish Prisoners Captured in Mesopotamia Blindfolded: Guarded By Gurkhas.

Erzurum Region - Russian Military Transport Troops Operating Againts the ERzerum.

Romanian Refugees Fleeing After The German Drive Through Their Country.

Dug-Outs Beneath the German Postion Y Ravine, Beaumont-Hamel: Beautifully Built but Now Full of Dead and Debris.

The East African Campaign and General Beves's Thrust Down to the Rufji: Cutting Their Way Through Forest - full page drawing by J. F. Campbell.

A Play Produced by Soldiers for Patients at Salonika Hospital:

Private Upcher RAMC as a Minstrel.

Private J. Reid RAMC The Petrol Tinned Knight.

Staff Sergeant Howse as a Bishop: A Costume Made by Private Reid of Tent Canvas and Camp Oddments.

Private Upcher as a Wizard Performing Magic.

Private Upcher Bending a Courtley Knee to Private R. C. Heygate Playing a Fair Queen.

Private G. Ross as a Herald.Sleekburnc.

The Tsar Inspecting his Regiments:

Nicholas Tsar of All the Russias with The Grand Duke Nicholas and Members of the Imperial Staff Taking a Salute.

The Tsar Dressed in Cossack Fashion: With Cossack Soldiers.

A Russia Sledge Transport Laden With Stores Slipped Down the Bank of A River in to the Water .

In the Macedonian Hills:

A British Church parade at the Foot of a Wooded hill Near Monastir.

Group of British Soldiers Appreciative of Cigarettes Just Received From Home.

Wrecked Railway Lines..

Scene of Devastation inthe Valley of the Ancre.

Poilus or French World War I Infantryman:

Soldier Miel Butchers at Work in the Open Air Near The Front Trenches.

Poilu with Threaded Loaves of Bread To Take to the Men of the Front Line.

Poilus Shepherding Sheep Reive Somewhere Near the Front.

An Avenue of Motor Vehicles - At the End of Which is a 400cm Gun.

A Heavy French Gun Being Taken to the Front by Motor Tractor.

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

Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Percival Hamilton of Queens Regt attd London Regiment - of Brendon Winchester.

Captain T. G. Fitzpatrick - Royal Irish Fusiliers.

Captain T. H. Watts - Middlesex Regiment.

Captain C. E> Bland - Hampshire Regt..

Captain H. H. Shearman - Lincolnshire Regiment.

Captain H. R. H. O'Brien RFA.

Captain A. Hutton - Highland Light Infantry.

Captain L. D. Head - K.O.Y.L.I.

Major E. T. Burges - South African Infantry.

Lieutenant A. E. Sedgwick - London Regiment.

Lieutenant and Adj. H. Malcolmson - Royal Irish Regiment.

Lieutenant A .M. Broad - Royal Fusiliers attd. M. G. Corps.

Lieutenant H. W. Vallance - Canadian Infantry.

Lieutenant H. W. MacDonnell - Canadian Infantry.

Lieutenant R. W. Jennings - Worcestershire Regt.

Lieutenant F. M. Rea - Northumberland Fusiliers.

Second Lieutenant A. A. Patterson - Border Regiment.

Second Lieutenant Claude Louis Bentley - Highland Light Infantry - Of George Street Edinburgh.

Second Lieutenant Arnold Clement Panting - Royal Munster Fusiliers - Son of Mr and Mrs J. Harwood Pannting of Norbury.

Second Lieutenant A. A. S. Hamilton - Royal Berkshire Regt..

Second Lieutenant G. A. C. Greenop RFA.

Munitions Industry:

Graduating Instruments for the Observation of Aeroplanes: Two Men Working.

Andrea Angel MA B.Sc. - The Heroic Chemist Who Sacrificed his Life While Fighting the Fire in the London Munition Factory Disaster (Silvertown ) - small inset photograph.

Munition Workers in a French Factory Welding Gun Parts.


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


The Dover Patrol - by Harold Ashton

Full page article by Clement K. Shorterentitled Literature After The War and includes: - German Influence in the 19thC - - - Glorification of the Episode (meaning the war ) - - - Increase of French Influence Likely - - - Verse of poem by Matthew Arnold

The Taking of the Y Ravine - Told by a Private of the Seaforth Highlanders - info. at Beaumont-Hamel on the Somme, Picardy

A Chronological List of Events From 2 Jan to 31 Jan 1917 - with mention of Sir Douglas Haig - Allied Conference in Rome - Lloyd George - Advance Near Kut - US President Wilsons Peace Note - Macedonia - On the Ancre - Cnadian Raid Cite Callone - General Smuts - Great Munitions Explosion in London - Nanesti - Bagdad - and more

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images. Sleekburnc.1002

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.

12 pages (24 sides). 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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