Notes by the Way (Notices from the Editor)

British Trench Mortars

  • The Light Mortar

The Camera Returns (5) Flesquieres 24 November 1917 

The Canadian Corps by Colonel Terry Cave CBE

One Man's War (4) Herbert Gutteride 

Harry Wells VC: Forgotten Hero of Herne by John Gillis 

'Over The Sacks' by Edmund Blunden

The Home Front (15): The Specials

The Great War: Art Exihibition 

The Evershed Diary: Private Herbert Vernon Evershed by Stephen Chambers 

Gas Projectors

Pioneer's Keep: L/Cpl Harry Taylor 2/6th South Staffs by Harry Taylor 

Which Unit?

Behind the Lines (9): Supplies

The Major 'Minor Horror of War': fleas, ticks, leeches, mites, bed-bugs, cockroaches, flies and rats by Bob Wyatt

War Cards

War Art

The Recall of Sir John French by Peter Bryant 

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed)

  • For King and Country and the Scottish Borders. The Story of the 1/4th (Border) Battalion by Gavin Richardson
  • Great War Memories. Soldiers' Experiences 1914-1918 by D A Clarke
  • A Strange War - Burma, India and Afghanistan 1914-19 by C P Mills
  • The Weary Road. Recollections of a Subaltern of Infantry by C Douie
  • The Last Great Battle of the Somme. Beaumont Hamel 1916 by G Y Cheyne
  • The Countryside at War by Caroline Dakers
  • The War of Invention. Scientific Development 1914-1918 by G Hartcup
  • How Haig Saved Lives by B Pearce
  • The Commonwealth Armies. Manpower and Organisation by F W Perry 
  • Palestine 1917 by Robert Wilson
  • 'At Duty's Call' A Study in obsolete Patriotism by W J Reader
  • Indian Cavalry Officer 1914-1915 by R Grimshaw
  • The Airman's War 1914-1918 by Peter H Liddle
  • From the Somme to Singapore by C Huxtable
  • A Life on the Line by Ashton Wade
  • The Road to the Somme. Men of the Ulster Division tell their story by Philip Orr

Communications Lines (Letters to the Editor)

WFA Poets 

Intelligence Summary

  • Roll of Honour - Veteran Members remembered

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