Articles by LLTchris

Review of “An Army of Brigadiers”

An Army of Brigadiers: British brigade commanders at the Battle of Arras 1917 by Trevor Harvey Published by Helion & Company, 2017 ISBN (hardback) 978 1 911512 00 4 Hardback 332 pages plus appendices (list…


Tragic incident at Crouy, 1 July 1918

This page records the events of a dreadful incident that occurred on 1 July 1918, many miles behind the trenches of the Western Front. It involves the 7th Cavalry Brigade. The case is also noteworthy…


Review of “Britain’s quest for oil”

Britain’s quest for oil: the First World War and the Peace Conferences by Martin Gibson published by Helion & Company, 2017 in the Wolverhampton Military Studies series ISBN (hardback) 978 1 911512 07 3 Hardback….



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An unknown soldier known once more

Missing in action Private 253714 William Neville Arthur of the 3rd Battalion of the London Regiment, who had been posted to serve with the 23rd (Service) Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers, was declared as “missing…




Review of “The Reconographers”

The Reconographers: intelligence and reconnaissance in British tank operations on the Western Front 1916-1918 by Colin Hardy published by Helion & Company, 2017 ISBN 978 1 911036 34 4 Hardback 162 pages plus appendices, bibliography,…



Review of “Zero Hour Z Day”

Zero Hour Z Day – XIII Corps operations between Maricourt and Mametz written and published by Jonathan Porter ISBN 978 0 9956911 0 0 (Hardback) 978 0 9956911 1 7 (Softback) 492 pages plus appendices….