Editorial Notes

  • This 1st anniversary edition carries an additional 4 pages for articles and veteran member memoirs ...
  • Rescue, Restoration and Preservation: 1916 Clyno Motorcycle
  • Stand To! Exists to provide a forum for the expression of views of Members on any aspect of the war in France and Flanders and life on the Home Front.

Siege Battery Gunner by Len Thomas

  • Royal Artillery
  • The Royal Flying Corps 1915-1916 by Christopher Cole

Lt. Wynne-Eyton

Lt. Davey 2, Sqn, 13th Siege Battery

Behind the Lines (2) Chinese Labour Corps - Weihaiwei, North-East Coast Shantung Peninsula, China (Peter T. Scott)

Chairman's Letter

  • Imagine what troops would be living through at this time of year
  • Ypres Tour 1981
  • New Members
  • 30th Anniversary of the Queen’s accession to the throne

Home Front (1) Two young soldiers of the KRRC (Peter T. Scott)

WFA Poets by David Patterson

New Paths (II) by Martin Pegler

Unknown Raiders or Not Every Pictures Tells A Story by W Alex Frame

  • Captioning photographs and images grabbed from movie reels
  • A letter from S D Badsey, Department of Information Retrieval, Imperial War Museum

Hand-Made Kit by R F Bridger

  • A trench-made Primus Stove and lighter (with photographs)
  • L/Cpl R F Bridger, ASC, attached 277 Siege Battery Ammunition Column

Trench Weaponry (2) Colonel Newton's Mortars (Peter T. Scott)

Feeding the Guns by Lt F H MacKay, RFA 1916-1919 (written in 1928 and now first published) (Part III)

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed)

  • Battle: Passchendaele 1917: Evidence of War's Reality by Paul Wombell
  • The Old Contemptibles: A Photographic History of the British Expeditionary Force, August to December 1914 by Keith Simpson
  • The Mons Star. The British Expeditionary Force 5th Aug - 22nd November 1914 by David Ascoli
  • The Little Field Marshal: Sir John French by Richard Holmes
  • The Diary of a Dead Officer by Arthur Graeme West
  • Some Desperate Glory by John Terraine
  • The Czar's British Squadron by Bryan Perrett
  • The Boilerplate War by John Foley
  • Amiens 1918 by Gregory Blaxland
  • Military ‘Sweetheart’ Brooches by K W Jarmin
  • Take Me Back to Dear Old Blighty - The First World War through the eyes of the Heraldic China Manufacturers by Roberth Southall
  • Popular Arts of the First World War by Barbara Jones and Bill Howell (reviewed by James Brazier)

Communication Lines (Letters to the Editor)

  • Thanks for the Remembrance Day Tour
  • Moving the lawns and cleaning headstones by the CWGC from S G Campbell, MC, Director of Information Service, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Intelligence Summary

  • List of Donors to WFA Funds
  • WFA Pullovers

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