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035: Summer 1992

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Cyrus Peck, Piper Paul and the Canadian Scottish at Amiens

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This article looks at one battalion's action on 8 August 1918, and is largely based on a chapter of the battalion's history by H.M.Urquhart, published in 1932. The battalion in question was the 16th Battalion, CEF the Canadian Scottish, a 'kilted' battalion which was led for a large part of the war by Lt-Col Cyrus Peck. It is fair to say he had str…


The Sculpture of Eric Kennington by Jonathan Black

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Henry Moore Foundation in association with Lund Humphries 2004.  Hardback, 112pp., £60. ISBN : 0 85331 823 9 In my talk on 'The Soldier in Art' I have mentioned how under-rated Eric Kennington is, when compared with some of his more illustrious contemporaries. In my opinion, Kennington was able to draw the humble 'squaddie' like no other artist: …