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image [4 untitled sketches]
drawings/illustrations
Volume 2, JM Sketchbooks: Preparatory sketches for "Promotion" and other images, drawn on field notebook paper

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image [inscription to daughter Adele]
drawings/illustrations
Volume 1, JM Sketchbooks, inscription: "To my Daughter Adele, These Sketches are not artistic productions nor are they to be regarded as such. If there is any interest attached to them it may be because they are not only drawn in France and Belgium, but most of them in the forward areas. Gruesome incidents I have omitted, as such are better executed by real artists at the real Base - JM 1917-1918."
JM was likely a member of the Royal Horse and Royal Field Artillery as the regimental crest and motto appear at the top of the page.


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image [untitled, on the march]
drawings/illustrations
Volume 1, JM Sketchbooks: Image of a column of soldiers on the march and mounted officer at night, with fires in the background.

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image 2nd. ANZAC
drawings/illustrations
Volume 2, JM Sketchbooks: Image of an officer from the 2nd Australia and New Zealand Army Corps. 2nd ANZAC was formed in 1916.

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image A Relic of the Fight, by Frank Wright
publications
Illustration from The Blinded Soldiers and Sailors Gift Book, editied by George Goodchild: reproduction of "A Relic of the Fight," by Frank Wright.
Read The Blinded Soldiers and Sailors Gift Book online at the above link (via the Internet Archive).


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image A Second Volume of Sketches Of the War
drawings/illustrations
Volume 2, JM Sketchbooks: Title page image of allies as triumphal knight on horseback with banner.

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image Belgium, by W.H. Caffyn
publications
Illustration from The Blinded Soldiers and Sailors Gift Book, editied by George Goodchild: reproduction of "Belgium," by W.H. Caffyn. Image is an allegorical figure of the nation of Belgium, weeping, dated 1914.
Read The Blinded Soldiers and Sailors Gift Book online at the above link (via the Internet Archive).


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image Bomb Hole - 41 feet diametre, 18 feet deep. Crucifix Corner
drawings/illustrations
Volume 1, JM Sketchbooks: Image of a large bomb crater. Crucifix Corner was the name given to several road or track junctions on the Western Front where there was a wayside crucifix.

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image Canadian Gunpit, by Lieut P. Wyndham Lewis
publications
Illustration from Art and War - Canadian war memorials, a selection of the works executed for the Canadian war memorials fund to form a record of Canada's part in the great war and a memorial to those Canadians who have made the great sacrifice by P. G. Konody: reproduction of "Canadian Gunpit" by Lieut P. Wyndham Lewis

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image Cavalry Shelter, by A.J. Munnings
publications
Illustration from Art and War - Canadian war memorials, a selection of the works executed for the Canadian war memorials fund to form a record of Canada's part in the great war and a memorial to those Canadians who have made the great sacrifice by P. G. Konody: reproduction of "Cavalry Shelter," by A.J. Munnings

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image Cook's Son, Duke's Son, Son of a Millionaire ...
drawings/illustrations
Volume 2, JM Sketchbooks: Image of three soldiers (including officers), as comment on the socio-economic aspects of army life.

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image The Muse in Arms, cover
publications
Cover of The Muse in Arms - a collection of war poems, for the most part written in the field of action by seamen, soldiers, and flying men who are serving, or have served in the Great War, with an introduction by E.B. Osborn.
Read The Muse in Arms online at the above link (via the Internet Archive).


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image cover, Canada, by Burt C. Weston
music
Cover of Canada, words and music by Burt C. Weston.
Listen to Canadian historical sound recordings online at the above link (via Library and Archives Canada's Virtual Gramophone)


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image Dear Old Pal of Mine by Harold Robe and Gitz Rice, cover
music
Cover of Dear Old Pal of Mine, words by Harold Robe, music by Gitz Rice. Lieutenant Gitz Rice was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia in 1891 and studied at the McGill conservatory in Montreal. He joined the Armys First Canadian contingent as a gunnery officer and served in Europe during the war. In 1917 he became officer in charge of musical entertainment for the Canadian troops. He was well known for a number of patriotic songs he wrote during World War I.
Listen to Canadian historical sound recording online at the above link (via Library and Archives Canada's Virtual Gramaphone)


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image It's a Long Way to Tipperary, by Jack Judge and Harry Williams, cover
music
Cover of It's a Long Way to Tipperary - Sung by the Soldiers of the King, by Jack Judge and Harry Williams. Jack Judge, was a musical hall entertainer and composer. The song was composed in 1912 when someone challenged him with a bet that he could not write a new composition in one day. As a result Its a long way to Tipperary" was created.
Listen to Canadian historical sound recordings online at the above link (via Library and Archives Canada's Virtual Gramophone)


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image The Call to Arms: a descriptive fantasia, by Ezra Read, cover
music
Cover of The Call to Arms: a descriptive fantasia, by Ezra Read. Erza Read was born in Willenhall, Staffordshire in 1862. He was apprenticed to a blacksmith but after finishing his training he opted to try his hand at making a living as a pianist. He travelled with orchestras and over the next 25 years his compositions were published in both London and United States.
Listen to Canadian historical sound recordings online at the above link (via Library and Archives Canada's Virtual Gramophone)


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image Crossing, September 1, 1918
drawings/illustrations
Illustration of a soldier during Atlantic Crossing, dated 1918, from the sketchbook of William W. Duncan. Lt. Duncan served with the Canadian Infantry, "2" Company, 16th Battalion, 2nd Division in France, Belgium and Germany in World War I.

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image Dead Horse Corner, Monchy, by F.H. Varley
publications
Illustration from Art and War - Canadian war memorials, a selection of the works executed for the Canadian war memorials fund to form a record of Canada's part in the great war and a memorial to those Canadians who have made the great sacrifice by P. G. Konody: reproduction of "Dead Horse Corner, Monchy," by F.H. Varley

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image Dickebusch. Dressing Station.
drawings/illustrations
Volume 1, JM Sketchbooks: Image of a battlefield dressing station at Dickebusch (now Dikkebus), West Flanders, Belgium.
Dickebusch was subsequently the site of a World War I military cemetery. See above for a link to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.


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image Gas In The Lines
drawings/illustrations
Volume 2, JM Sketchbooks: Image is a study of a horse or horses affected by poisonous gas.
World War I saw the introduction of chemical warfare in the form of tear gas, mustard gas, and other agents.


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image Gulleghem. Killed in Action 18/10/18 (J. Nicol 17 Royal Scots.)
drawings/illustrations
Volume 2, JM Sketchbooks: Image of grave of J. Nicol of the 17th Royal Scots Regiment at Gulleghem (Gullegem) in West Flanders, Belgium

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image His Constant Companion, by H. Piffard
publications
Illustration from Canada in Khaki - A Tribute to the Officers and Men now Serving in the Overseas Military Forces of Canada, published for the War Records Office: reproduction of "His Constant Companion," by H. Piffard. Read "Canada in Khaki" online at the link above (via the Internet Archive)

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image Indian Graves On Mont Des Cats
drawings/illustrations
Volume 1, JM Sketchbooks: Image of British Indian Army soldiers' graves at Mont des Cats (also known as Katsberg), French Flanders.

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image Inverness KOP German M.G. Post.
drawings/illustrations
Volume 2, JM Sketchbooks: Image of a German machine gun post by moonlight

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image L'Infirmiere Belge.
drawings/illustrations
Volume 2, JM Sketchbooks: Image of a Belgian nurse warming her feet in front of a cast iron stove

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image Little Grey Home In The Wet
drawings/illustrations
Volume 1, JM Sketchbooks: Image of solider's quarters, including depictions of kit, maps, and photographs. JM was a member of the Royal Horse and Royal Field Artillery.

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image Looking Down the St. Lawrence, by J. Hassault
publications
Illustration from Canada in Khaki - A Tribute to the Officers and Men now Serving in the Overseas Military Forces of Canada, published for the War Records Office: reproduction of "Looking Down the St. Lawrence," by J. Hassault.
Read Canada in Khaki online at the link above (via the Internet Archive).


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image Lord Strathcona Horse on the March, by A.J. Munnings
publications
Illustration from Art and War - Canadian war memorials, a selection of the works executed for the Canadian war memorials fund to form a record of Canada's part in the great war and a memorial to those Canadians who have made the great sacrifice by P. G. Konody: reproduction of "Lord Strathcona Horse on the March," by A.J. Munnings

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image Canada, by Burt C. Weston, music
music
First page of music from Canada, words and music by Burt C. Weston. Listen to Canadian historical sound recordings online at the above link (via Library and Archives Canada's Virtual Gramophone)

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image Dear Old Pal of Mine by Harold Robe and Gitz Rice, music
music
First page of music from Dear Old Pal of Mine, words by Harold Robe, music by Gitz Rice. "Dear old pal of mine was Rice's greatest hit and describes a soldier lamenting his absence from his girlfriend. This song was popularized by the singer John McCormack, who adapted it as his signature tune. (from Moogk, Edward B. Rice, Gitz (Ingraham). Encyclopedia of Music in Canada. 2nd Edition. 1992.)
Listen to Canadian historical sound recordings online at the above link (via Library and Archives Canada's Virtual Gramophone)


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image It's a Long Way to Tipperary by Jack Judge and Harry Williams, music
music
First page of music from It's a Long Way to Tipperary - Sung by the Soldiers of the King, by Jack Judge and Harry Williams. During World War I "It's a Long Way to Tipperary" became popular with the British soldiers and in November 1914 it was recorded by John McCormack. This recording helped to make it one of the most popular songs of the time. (from A tribute to Jack Judge. Welcome to Stalybridge Online n.d. 4 Nov. 2011).
Listen to Canadian historical sound recordings online at the above link (via Library and Archives Canada's Virtual Gramophone)


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image The Call to Arms: a descriptive fantasia, by Ezra Read, music
music
First page of music from The Call to Arms: a descriptive fantasia, by Ezra Read. Read's compositions were intended for the amateur pianist for entertainment for family and friends. For inspiration he often used current events and such is the case for the descriptive fantasy The Call to Arms. This is a piano composition with a number of continuous movements with names such as War Declared and "Recruiting".(from A brief life of Ezra Read n.d. 4 Nov. 2011)
Listen to Canadian historical sound recordings online at the above link (via Library and Archives Canada's Virtual Gramo


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image No. 15 Rue de Boeschepe. Poperingue
drawings/illustrations
Volume 1, JM Sketchbooks: Image of destroyed buildings in the West Belgian town of Poperingue (Poperinge).

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image Not Pictured By The Daily Papers
drawings/illustrations
Volume 1, JM Sketchbooks: Image of battlefield dead, smoke and explosions.

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image Promotion
drawings/illustrations
Volume 1, JM Sketchbooks: Image of casuality on stretcher and the resulting "battlefield promotion" or advancement in rank.

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image The First German Gas Attack at Ypres, by Gunner W. Roberts
publications
Illustration from Art and War - Canadian war memorials, a selection of the works executed for the Canadian war memorials fund to form a record of Canada's part in the great war and a memorial to those Canadians who have made the great sacrifice by P. G. Konody: reproduction of "The First German Gas Attack at Ypres," by Gunner W. Roberts

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image The Girl He Left behind, by Lewis Baumer
publications
Illustration from Canada in Khaki - A Tribute to the Officers and Men now Serving in the Overseas Military Forces of Canada, published for the War Records Office: reproduction of "The Girl He Left behind," by Lewis Baumer.
Read Canada in Khaki online at the link above (via the Internet Archive).


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image The Second Battle of Ypres, by Major Richard Jack
publications
Illustration from Art and War - Canadian war memorials, a selection of the works executed for the Canadian war memorials fund to form a record of Canada's part in the great war and a memorial to those Canadians who have made the great sacrifice by P. G. Konody: reproduction of "The Second Battle of Ypres," by Major Richard Jack

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image The Star-shell (Loos), by Patrick MacGill
publications
"The Star-shell (Loos)," by Patrick MacGill from The Muse in Arms, edited by E.B. Osborn. The battle of Loos took place in 1915.
A star-shell holds the sky beyond / Shell-shivered Loos, and drops / In million sparkles on a pond / That lies by Hulluch copse. / A moment's brightness in the sky, / To vanish at a breath / And die away, as soldier die / Upon the wastes of death.


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image The Thin Red Line, by H. Piffard
publications
Illustration from Canada in Khaki - A Tribute to the Officers and Men now Serving in the Overseas Military Forces of Canada, published for the War Records Office: reproduction of "The Thin Red Line," by H. Piffard. Read "Canada in Khaki" online at the link above (via the Internet Archive)

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image The W.A.A.C.
drawings/illustrations
Volume 2, JM Sketchbooks: Image of a volunteer from the Women's Auxilliary Army Corps holding a shell "For Fritz" (the Germans).
See the link above to read WAAC: The Women's History of the War via Project Gutenberg.


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image TheMuse in Arms, title page
publications
Title page of The Muse in Arms - a collection of war poems, for the most part written in the field of action by seamen, soldiers, and flying men who are serving, or have served in the Great War, with an introduction by E.B. Osborn. Read The Muse in Arms online at the above link (via the Internet Archive).

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image Void, by Lieut. Paul Nash
publications
Illustration from Art and War - Canadian war memorials, a selection of the works executed for the Canadian war memorials fund to form a record of Canada's part in the great war and a memorial to those Canadians who have made the great sacrifice by P. G. Konody: reproduction of "Void," by Lieut. Paul Nash

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image War? Pop's Daily Straf. 21 cm (8 in) H.V.Gun
drawings/illustrations
Volume 1, JM Sketchbooks: Image of a street, with dead civilians, following a strafing by high velocity (H. V.) gun.

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image With the 8-inch How._ Enemy counter-battery work.
drawings/illustrations
Volume 2, JM Sketchbooks: Image of soldiers in an artillary fortification. Howitzers were used extensively in World War I as their steep angle of velocity and shorter range suited trench warfare.

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