Notes by the Way (Notices from the Editor)

  • Increase in size of Stand To! from 40 to 44 or 52 pages 
  • Trench Map CD-Rom

Webwatch (6) by Jim Fanning 

The Other Great Battle of 1916: Verdun - Adapted by Malcolm Brown from his talk 'Verdun and the Somme' at the WFA National Seminar Day, Durham, 9 September 2000

Robert Loraine: A Life Sketch by Lanayre D Liggera  

The conversion of Great War trench map references to absolute references: a note by Walter Stanners 

Heroes All (5) Second-Lieutenant Horace Holmes Watkins, South Wales Borderers by Ray Westlake 

The Camera Returns (44) Bernafay Wood, 5 November 1916 Hamel by Steve Wall and Bob Grundy


Members' Research:

  • Hugh Stewart Classicist, Soldier and Administrator New Zealand Division by Louis Ackroyd
  • A Matter of Duty by Patricia Kaye
  • The Armistice and Afterwards: Extracts from the Diaries of QMS Edgar Wignall RAMC by Clive R Harrison

Gretna: The Devil's Porridge by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Artillery, Intelligence and Optimism Wire-Cutting During the Somme Bombardment by Sanders Marble

2nd Lt Donald S.Bell VC by Richard B.Leake

War Art: Lieutenant Arthur Royce Bradbury, 3rd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (1892-1977)

Wire-Cutting on the Somme

Over There by Jim Minnoch 

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by Steven H Shaw 

Communications Lines (Letters to the Editor)

  • All Quiet on the Western Front 
  • War books and the passage of time
  • Desertion
  • Deborah - the Flesuieres tank 
  • The Adelaide War Horse Memorial

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed)

  • Canvas of War by Laura Brandon and Dean F Oliver
  • No Place to Hide. The Canadian Corps and Gas Warfare in the First World War by Tim Cook
  • Allenby and British Military Strategy in the Middle East by Matthew Hughes
  • Chronology of the Great War 1914-1918 
  • The 6th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry 1914-1919
  • Victory in the East. The Rise and Fall of the Imperial German Army by Michael P Kihntopf
  • Manchester Scottish. The Story of the Manchester Contingent of the 15th Battalion. Royal Scots 1914-1918 with a Record of Manchester and Salford Men by Roger J Dowson
  • Leadership in Conflict by Matthew Hughes and Matthew Seligman
  • 'Look to Your Front'. Studies in the First World War
  • Ordered to Die. A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War by Edward J Ericson
  • Best O'Luck. How A Fighting Kentuckian Won the Thanks of Britain's King by Alexander McClintock
  • The Canadians at Mount Sorrel 2-14 June 1916 by N Christie
  • The Tigers: 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th (Service) Battalions of the Leicester Regiment by Matthew Richardson
  • One Time, One Place Activity Pack
  • Suffrage and Power: The Women's Movement 1918-1928 by Cheryl Law 
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