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Frederick George Scott: The Great War as I Saw It


By F G Scott £16.99 (Amazon price), 327pp, Glossary, 1 map. ISBN: 978–077–354–425–3 Review by David Filsell (This review first appeared in edition 109 of The Western Front Association magazine Stand To!)  First published in 1922, when F G Scott’s memories of war were fresh, his diaries and letters to hand, The Great War as I Saw It offers an …

054: January 1999


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Padres On Parade - Military Chaplains In The Great War with Jonathan Nicholls


Jon Nicholls makes a welcome return to the branch to present what I’m sure will be a entertaining and informative talk about the role of military chaplains in WW1. Military Chaplains supported the troops in many ways, not just the obvious spiritual guidance, but also on ethical matters and general pastoral care. An ex-met police officer, Jon is r…

Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable


Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable  Published 1921 Simon Cape  In ‘Flower of Battle’ (reviewed elsewhere) literary historian Hugh Cecil expounds on the qualities of twelve largely forgotten novelists who wrote fictional accounts, albeit closely following their own First World War experiences; these were published in the 1920s and 1930s. Some so…

A talk by Carole Hope 'Across the Divide. An Irish padre of the Great War, Fr. William Doyle (S.J.) M.C.'


Carole describes herself (on Twitter) as "often in archives, books & online history platforms. Author/editor “Frank Speaking”. Loves dogs, football (hates VAR) & mountains. Carole lives in Bromley (I was born there), studied at the Open University (so did I) and published a book about Father Doyle in 2013. And she has been to Gallipoli wi…