Editor’s Introduction

  • Fred Plotts

Communications Lines (Letters to the Editor) 

  • Gilbert the Filbert

The Unidentified Irish Guards Lieutenant at Loos: Laid to Rest by Lieutenant Colonel (Retd) Graham Parker and Joanna Legg

Notes on the Army 1910–1914 by Edward Campbell Hopkinson, Edited by Charles Hopkinson

Remembering the Morton ‘Gymes’ Disaster 19 February 1915 by Peter E Bradshaw

The Camera Returns (87) : Arras by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

Keeping the Individual in Focus: Making Use of Interviews with Great War Veterans from the IWM Sound Archive by David Hiscocks

The First Victims of the Great War: A Further Look at the Joncherey Incident – Before and After by Dorrien Clifford

Legacies of War: The University of Leeds War Memorial by David Stowe

War Art by David and Judith Cohen – Second Lieutenant William Hugh Duncan Arthur

Soldiers’ Effects Records: Their Use in Estimating a Soldier’s Start of Service Date by Craig Suddick

Veteran Unemployment, the Embankment Fellowship Centre and ‘The Downgate Twenty–One’ by Peter E Hodgkinson

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed)

  • Executed at Dawn: British Firing Squads on the Western Front 1914–1918 by David Johnson
  • Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary at War 1914-1918 by Alexander Watson
  • The Lion and the Eagle: Anglo-German Naval Confrontation in the Imperial Era Vol.2 The Antagonists 1914-15 by David Gregory
  • The Happy Warrior: James Thomas McCudden VC by Alex Revell
  • The Last Great Cavalry Charge: Battle of the Silver Helmets - Helen 12th August 1914 by Joe Robinson, Frances Hendricks and Janet Robinson
  • General Sir Thomas Morland KCB KCMG DSI: War Diaries and Letters by Bill Thompson (Ed.)
  • Z Day: The Attack of the VIII Corps at Beaumont Hamel and Serre by Alan MacDonald
  • Khaki Jack: The Royal Naval Division in the First World War by E C  Coleman
  • Soldiers’ Songs and Slang of the Great War by Martin Pegler
  • 1914: Voices from the Battlefield by Matthew Richardson
  • Soldier Slang of World War I by Emily Brewer
  • Edward Thomas: From Adlestrop to Arras by Jean Moorcroft Wilson
  • Irish Voices from the Great War (new edition) Myles Dungan
  • Short Notices
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