Notes by the Way (Notices from the Editor)

Behind the Lines (8) Letters Up! The Army Post Office 

Trench Mapping: military survey and large-scale mapping on the Western Front 1914-18. British experience and practice by Peter Chasseaud 

One Man's War (3) by H H Sparrow 

  • Private Harry Sparrow 

The Canadian Corps by Colonel Terry Cave, CBE

The Sleep of Death: Captain The Hon James Boyle, The Royal Scots Fusiliers by Geoff Bridger

The Newfoundland Regiment. Analysis of those wounded on 1 July 1916 by Dr W D Parsons MD FRCP

William Avery Billy Bishop, VC, CB, DSO and Bar, MC, DFC

Under Two Great South Africans by Arthur Allwood

  • Corporal 7th Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
  • Subaltern KSLI 3rd (Reserve) Bn in Ireland
  • Major Reitz
  • Colonel Burne

The Battalion Records of Sergeant C Thompson, 9th (Service) Battalion Suffolk Regiment 

Home Front (14) Derby Scheme Armbands

The Recall of Sir John French by Peter Bryant 

A German Soldier's Battle: Hermann Wilhelm Weubel by Bill Medland 

The Camera Returns (4) Canal du Nord near Moeuvres

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed)

  • A Sergeant Major's War. From Hill 60 to the Somme by Ernest Shephard
  • The 1914 Campaign August - October 1914 by Daniel David
  • The Conscription Controversy by R J Q Adam and P P Poirier 
  • My Bit. A Lancashire Fusilier at War 1914-1918 by George Ashurst (Ed.) 
  • Mander’s March on Rome by D’A Mander
  • The Birth of Independent Air Power by M Cooper
  • Pals - The 11th (Service) Battalion (Accrington) East Lancashire Regiment by William Turner 
  • Fighting Soldier - the AEF in 1918 by Joseph D Lawrence
  • The Wet Flanders Plain by Henry Williamson
  • The Official History of the Great War. Operations in Persia 1914-1919 by F J Moberly
  • 1914 by Lyn Macdonald
  • Tank Warfare by Frank Mitchell
  • The Official History of the Great War: The Occupation of the Rhineland 1918-1929 by Sir James Edmonds (Compiler)

Communication Lines (Letters to the editor)

  • Chela Kula Military Cemetery
  • Identity Discs
  • Western Front Pilgrimage 1920
  • US Divisions

Spy Scare 

Intelligence Summary: Roll of Honour - Nine Veteran Members remembered 

WFA Poets by Fred Wood 

Requiem by Rebecca Louise Smith

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