Volume Ninety Three (2015)

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Articles and Communications

Assistant Surgeon Henry Cooper Reade, 15th Hussars 1839 by Glenn Fisher (p.1)

“Je ne suis en Etat d’estimer le domage.” A Letter on The Passage of The Allied Troops through Genk on The Eve of The Battle of Lauffeld, 1747 by Pieter Neirinckx (p.7)

“Their Never Was Such a Conquest Made By The British Armes in The Anneles of History.” Two Accounts of the Danish Campaign of 1807 by A.J. Henderson (p.13)

“A School For The Leaders”: What Did the British Army learn from the 1912 Army Manoeuvres? by Simon Batten (p.25)

Orders of Battle of British Tank Forces, and Tank Types at Key Dates in the Western Desert, 1940-42 by Major Colin Robins (p.48)

Military Minutiae: Part I. Recollections of a Soldier's Son and, later, a Military Pensioner's Son, 1935-1953 by Philip Stigger (p.60)

Cornet James Dalrymple, Royal North British Dragoons, Circa 1749 by Andrew Cormack and Stephen Wood (p.93)

'Infamous' or incomplete? The origins and structure of Wellington’s 1815 Field Army by Andrew Bamford (p.102)

‘Fit To Command A Battalion’: The Senior Officers’ School 1916-18 by Peter E. Hodgkinson & William F. Westerman (p.120)

Military Minutiae: Part II. Preparing for National Service, 1946-1953 Recruit Training, the Potential Officers’ Wing and Mons Officer Cadet School, 1953-1954 by Philip Stigger (p.139)

The Life and Works of John Dalbiac Luard (1830-1860) – Soldier and Artist Part 1 – Life by Clive Cohen (p.193)

Maintaining Scotland’s Military Roads: Orders for Sergeant McGregor’s Party, 1772 by Don N. Hagist (p.210)

Soldiers and Civilians - Troops in Dorset 1793 -1805 by David Clammer (p.214)

Command Pay Office London District and the Great War by John Black (p.231)

Military Minutiae: Part III. Recollections of a National Service Officer with 1 Royal Tank Regiment in the Canal Zone, Egypt, 1954-1955, and of Service in The Territorial Army, 1955-1958 by Philip Stigger (p.249)

The Life and Works of John Dalbiac Luard (1830-1860) – Soldier and Artist Part 2 – Works by Clive Cohen (p.285)

Some Remarks on the Provision of Cavalry Swords to the Early Georgian Army by Andrew Cormack (p.307)

The British Army and Aid to the Civil Power in British North America, 1832-1871 by David Facey-Crowther (p.311)

Military Minutiae: Part IV. Colonial and Post-Colonial Interludes, 1957-1965 and 1975 by Philip Stigger (p.332)

Notes and Queries

1944 Judge Advocates' Uniform 1812 (p.73)

1945 Stations of the High-Numbered Regiments added to the British Establishment 1793-99 (p.73)

1946 Publication History of the Journal (p.181)

1947 The A.V.B. Norman Trust (p.181)

1948 Corps formed for Majors Commandant 1782 (p.181)

1949 Local Press Reporting of Military Families 1914-1918 (p.271)

1950 Army Manoeuvres 1912 (p.273)

1951 Army Manoeuvres 1912 (p.274)

1952 Supplementary Findings: Quebec, 1759: Reconstructing Wolfe’s Main Battle Line from Contemporary Evidence (p.373)

1953 Drums in Regiments of Light Infantry and Rifles (p.374)

1954 Unexpected Origins of Battalion Commanders 1914-1918 (p.375)

1955 The Netherlands Campaign, 1793-95 (p.375)

1956 Errata in Index Volume 3 (p.376)

Book Reviews

The Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914 by Adrian Gilbert (p.77)

Theirs not to reason why: The Horsing of the British Army, 1875-1925 by Graham Winton (p.78)

Wellington: The Path to Victory, 1769-1814 by Rory Muir (p.80)

Honourable Warriors: Fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan by Richard Streatfield (p.82)

Battle Rations: The Food given to the British Soldier for Marching and Fighting, 1900-2011 by Andrew Clayton (p.83)

Combat and Motivation in the North African Campaign: The Eighth Army and the Path to El Alamein by Jonathan Fennell (p.84)

Bonaparte and the British: Prints and Propaganda in the Age of Napoleon by T. Clayton & S. O'Connell (p.171)

Fight or Flight: Britain, France and their roads from Empire by Martin Thomas (p.172)

Battle Story: Mafeking 1899-1900 by Edmund Yorke (p.174)

The Bloody Fields of Waterloo: Medical Support at Wellington' Greatest Battle by Michael Crumplin (p.175)

War, Pestilence and the Surgeon's Blade: The Evolution of British Military Medicine and Surgery during the Nineteenth Century by T. Scotland & S. Heys (Eds) (p.175)

This Seat of Mars: War and the British Isles, 1495-1746 by Charles Carlton (p.177)

Haig's Intelligence: GHQ and the German Army 1916-1918 by Jim Beach (p.178)

Scotland's Shrine: The Scottish National War Memorial by Duncan Macmillan (p.179)

British Army Uniform and the First World War: Men in Khaki by Jane Tynan (p.262)

General Percy Kirke and the Later Stuart Army by John Childs (p.263)

Hundred Days: The End of the Great War by Nick Lloyd (p.264)

The British Imperial Army in the Middle East: Morale and Military Identity in the Sinai and Palestine Campaigns, 1916-1918 by James E. Kitchen (p.265)

A Cultural History of Firearms in the Age of Empire by K. Jones (Ed) (p.267)

D-Day Documents by Paul Winter (p.268)

Scotland and the British Army, 1700-1750: Defending the Union by Victoria Henshaw (p.363)

ANZAC Labour: Workplace Cultures in the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War by Nathan Wise (p.364)

Braddock's Road: Mapping the British Expedition from Alexandria to the Mononghela by Norman L. Baker (p.366)

Empires in World War I: Shifting Frontiers and Imperial Dynamics in a Global Conflict by A.T. Jarboe & R.S. Fogarty (Eds) (p.367)

Beyond the Reach of Empire: Wolseley's Failed Campaign to Save Gordon and Khartoum by Mike Snook (p.369)

Waterloo 1815: The British Army's Day of Destiny by Gregory Fermont-Barnes (p.371)


Doctoral Dissertations and Research Theses on British Military History (p.68)

Contents of Volume 92 (p.71)

Major Accessions to Repositories relating to British Military History 2013 (p.149)

Major Accessions to UK Repositories in 2014 relating to British Military History (p.337)

Tributes and Obituaries

John Tamplin MBE - A Tribute (p.183)