Category Archives: Documents & Artwork

Nurse Jessie Morton’s Autograph Book Part Two

Believe it or not, it was nearly two years ago that I first showed you a few pages from this little autograph book.  At the time I promised that I would publish the remaining pages at some point, and being … Continue reading

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Trench Warfare – Notes on Attack and Defence

Seven months into the war, in February 1915, the War Office published this little pamphlet entitled Trench Warfare: Notes on Attack and Defence.

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Stretcher Drill (Illustrated)

A few pages for your scrutiny from a pre-Great War publication entitled ‘Stretcher Drill (Illustrated)’.

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Miss Pattie Cooper’s Autograph Book

Do you remember – and if you don’t here’s a link to remind you – that early last year I showed you some pages from a First World War nurse’s autograph book I had picked up, and promised you that … Continue reading

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Twenty Minutes After

A few years back now, I showed you a couple of pieces of artwork by Lieutenant Hugh Mossom Boyd of the Royal Engineers that I was kindly allowed to scan and publish, and I thought you might like to see … Continue reading

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Nurse Jessie Morton’s Autograph Book Part One

Talking of little books, as we did last time (before I forget, those of you who have read the previous Butte de Warlencourt post will find I have added a couple of documents you might find of interest at the … Continue reading

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Travels on the Somme Part Eighteen – The Butte de Warlencourt

The Butte de Warlencourt from the Albert-Bapaume road.

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