1918 WW1 Newspaper FILIP KONOWAL VC Ockenden GURKHA Canadians FLANDERS (0800)

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ANZACS James Ockendon VC Filip Konowal VC Americans Gouzeaucourt GURKHA RIFLES Canadian Soldiers FLANDERS Political Satire Cartoons


Pictorial Newspaper/Magazine


Weekly Photographic Record Of The Great War


DATE 1918


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

Front Cover Photo: Men Sitting Round a Fire and an Australian Infantryman telling his friends of an exploit carried through at the expense of "Fritz".

Echoes of Christmas in Flanders: Tommie Keeping Christmas Under Difficulties, With One Eye on the Messenger of Ill Will - full page (fp) photo showing two smiling men in a trench; while a third keeps an eye out! - Frontispiece Page.

Inside front cover: various with a £500 cash prize competition for most amusing cut-out.

Full page titled In the Zone of Eternal Dust x3photos:

One of the Allies Eastern Outposts, showing a Novel Sentry Box.

An Indian Rifle Battalion Lookout Post: Soldier Looking Over the Top of Sandbagged miel Trench.

Sentry of the Indian Rifle Battalion on Guard.

Fp titled Canada Will Not Fail the Motherland showing 2pics:

Canadian Gunners in Action Loading a Big Gun.

Canadian Officers Watching the Progress of an Attack.

Cartoon to accompany page titled "T.B." by An Officer of the "Die Hards" - cartoon title: A Busy Day at the Quartermasters Clothing Stores - drawn by J. M. Patterson AIF in the Anzac Bulletin.

Full page titled American Heroes at Gouzeaucourt showing x2pics (and article): Sgt Mac Isaac and Sgt Cairola.

Group of the USA Railway Engineers Who Laid Down Tools and Fought Alongside the British Soldiers at Gouzeaucourt.

Damaged Wagons on a Battlefield at the Front - half page (hp) showing the devastation.

King George Watching the Fitting of a Horse's Gas Mask at a Military Equipment Factory - hp.

Fp titled More Thanks to the Kindly Dark Faces x2pics:

Gurkha Rifles Firing a Machine Gun. c.keenlyside.

Officers and Men of a Gurkha Rifle Battalion Resting at Their Sandbagged Camp.

One of the Wells Destroyed by the Turks at Beersheba - British and Australian troops inspecting the damage.

Cartoon: Digger Asking What WAAC Means - from The Anzac Bulletin.

Gunner Operating a Machine Gun Mounted on a Wheel to Aim and Follow Enemy Aeroplanes.

Double page titled London Honours the Men of Mons and shows x3 photos of soldiers back in London being honoured at various dinners, parades etc. to do with the Albert Hall Choral Commemoration of the First Seven Divisions.

Fp titled Silent Messages of Life and Death - x2p0ics:

Two Soldier Signallers Signalling Between Front and Support Lines.

Two Soldiers Usiong VIual Signalling Back to Support Trenches.

British Gunners Bringing a 15-Pounder into Position - hp.

Pair of Heavy Guns Waiting at Albert for Transport to the Front - hp.

Jocks Resting on their Way to the Italian Front.

Fp titled Advance, Australia: Anzacs Moving Up x2pics:

Australians Going up to Relieve the Front Line Trenches.

A Road in Flanders: Soldiers Trying to Man Handle a Gun out of the Mud.

Page titled Whistling Percy Reduced to Silence in Captivity - fp photo showing a huge German naval 5.9 Gun captured at Cambrai front being surrounded by curious soldiers.

Donkeys Carrying Supplies, Reels of Telegraph Wires etc - hp showing the donkeys and two soldiers on a scarred battlefield.

Bearers Starting off for a Front Line Trench reive with Supplies of Soup for the Troops - hp.

Battlefield at Ypres - small photo of the trees stripped bare and shellholes full of water etc.

Sgt Ockenden VC, Dublin Fusiliers, With His Wife and Family After His Presentation at Buckingham Palace . Info. James Ockendon.

Corporal Kencall VC Being Congratulated by a Canadian Soldier. Info. I think this could be a misprint; I believe it is Filip Konowal of the 47th (BC) Battalion, 4th Canadian Division. Ukrainian born Canadian soldier; b. Kutkiw aka Kutkivtsi, Ukraine.

French Soldier Securing the Tree of Peace with the Implements of War - two soldiers chopping down a tree for Christmas.

Double page showing x11 war cartoons:

Big Push - Published in the Dallas News.

"Ambition" Feeling the Weight - Philadelphia Ledger.

Onward with God - Concord Monitor.

Cracking - New York Telegram.

The Python - New York Tribune.

"Quoth the Raven" - La Baionnette

Cartoon by Wahre Jakob, Stuttgart.

When Will the Sheep Attack the Butcher? - Dallas News.

Garibaldi's Message - Il 420, Florence.

Whiteleys Department Store, Great Queens Road.

Toxol Toilet Soap from Boots the Chemists - fp.

This second part of the description features articles etc (no images unless stated above):

Story of the Great War 1917 and 1918 Review and Preview - By Edmund Dane

The British "Army Salvage Corps"; Beating the Germans at Economy and Efficiency in Equipment "Hospitals". sleekburnc.

Toads in the Hole - Pen Picture of the "Batter" fields of Ypres by C. E. W. Bean Australian Official War Correspondent ot the Anzac Bulletin.

When the Tide is at The Flood - by Kate Delafield.sleekburnc.0301


A wonderful pictorial publication, printed on a light quality paper priced 3d. A smaller, cheaper option to some of the more popular illustrated magazines of the day, such as Illustrated London News etc. but nontheless interesting and informative.

12 pages (24 sides). It measures 315mmx220mm (12.5 x 8.5 inches) approx. This publication is an original used issue. There is age yellowing and spotting/foxing and some marking. The corner edge on back cover is turned/creased. It retains the outer cover. The photographic images, 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. 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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