Notes by the Way (Notices from the Editor)

  • WFA Chairman Charles E Thompson
  • Stand To! Editor Peter T Scott retires after six years.
  • New editor R W Butcher and deputy editor Colonel R J 'Bob' Wyatt
  • Dr A J Peacock and Gunfire. Issue regarding a piece on the London Rifle Brigade at Ploegsteert Wood in late 1914

Toplis, Etaples & 'The Monocled Mutineer' by Julian Putkowski (Historical Adviser to the recent BBC TV Series)

  • Francis Percy Toplis

Combat Command on the Western Front: Perspectives of America Officers by Captain Harold E. Raugh, Jr., United States Army

Survivors. Vignettes of the German Experience on the Somme translated and edited by Richard Baugmarnter

  • Leipzig Salient 1 - 7 July 
  • Delville Wood - Ginchy: 1st Company, 19th Bavarian Infantry Regiment (5th Bavarian Division)
  • Rancourt 27 September - 3 October: 3rd Company 186th Infantry Regiment, 185th Division 
  • Sailly-Saillisel 14-30 October: 1st Bavarian Infantry Regiment 

Whispers from Wye: Wye Aerodrome, Near Ashford Kent 1916-1919 by David G Collyer 

Ella Harling

Wounded on the Somme related by H C Bateman, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment to H P H Davies

Home Front related by Mrs J R Bateman: Woman's Land Army to H P H Davies

Canada on the Somme: 70th Anniversary by Fred Gaffen 

More from the War Office: Photo Gallery 

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed)

  • The Blast of War. A History of Nottingham's Bantams, 15th (S) Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, 1915-1919 by Maurice Bacon and David Langley 
  • Indian Cavalry Officer 1914-1915 by Captain Roly Grimshaw 
  • The Great War and the British People by J M Winter 
  • The Army and the Curragh Incident by Dr Ian F W Beckett
  • Island at War, the remarkable role played by the small Maux nation in the Great War 1914-18 by Margery West
  • The Forgotten Front: Bristol at War 1914-1918 by James Belsey
  • Military Operations: France and Belgium, 1916 by Brigadier-General Sir James Edmonds
  • Most Dangerous Women: Peace Campaigners of the Great War by Anne Wiltshire
  • Seen & Heard: The Imperial War Museum Review
  • 1914: Glory Departing by Edward Owen

Communication Lines (Letters to the Editor)

  • Lochanagar Crater
  • WFA Somme Tour 
  • 2/Welch (3 Bde, 1st Div) Drum-Major Jones diary 22-24th August 1914

Intelligence Summary. Roll of Honour - Three veteran members remembered

The Great War Society (Re-enactment Society)

WFA Poets

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