Notes by the Way (Notices from the Editor)

  • Writing Editor Peter T Scott
  • Introducing: Bob Butcher, Honorary Editor & Bob Wyatt, Deputy Honorary Editor

Corporal J A Benson MM

One Man's War: Bert Benson by Claud B Goodacre

Scraps from the Front

The Camera Returns no.1, comparing 'then and now' begins its 30 year run. Ancre Valley. 

Using Newnes' Twenty Years After by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

The 59th Division

A pilgrimage to the Western Front, Stretcher bearing and America Enters the War. 

Western Front Pilgrimage 1920 by Nellie Burrin

The Infantry Division by R W Butcher 

Stretcher Bearing by Stanley Potts through P M Ray: the South Staffordshire Regiment  

Home Front (11) The Western Front in Blackpool - the replica Loos trenches.

Mining Under Hill 60, March - April 1915 by Les Hughes 

Incidents of War By Dr R C B Jones MC DSc FIAMM FGS

Formerly of the Northumberland Fusiliers, 21st Royal Fusiliers and 15 Lancashire Fusiliers - the turning point in the German Offensive ‘Georgette’ and how the Guards ‘obtained identification’.

Sixty Five Years Ago by William H Lord, the Royal Welsh Fusiliers 

Delville Wood: Somme South African Brigade 9th Scottish Division 15-20 July 1916 by Anthony Spagnoly

Books Recording War Service

Books About Books

America Enters the War

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed)

  • The Long March - The Story of 'The Devil's Own' B/210 Burnley Battery, Royal Field Artillery 1914-1918 by Jack Horsfall
  • Pals - The 13th and 14th Battalions York and Lancaster Regiment by Jon Cooksey 
  • The Great War - an Evocation in Music and Drama Through Recordings Made at the Time
  • Gas! The Battle for Ypres 1915 by James L McWilliams and R James Steel

Communications Lines (Letters to the Editor)

Intelligence Summary: Roll of Honour - death of veteran members

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