Special Sheets 1:5k & 1:10k (Chasseaud Collection)

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(Special) 1:10,000 First Army Front, Map F : [Fauquissart Region]
(Special) 1:10,000 First Army Front, Map F : [Fauquissart Region]
Series Number Id: GSGS 3407; Sheet number: [36 SW1]. [Trenches to March 1917]. Detail, grid & contours grey; German trenches & names red; British front grey. Scene of the disastrous Australian attack later in the year. Penciled in upper, right corner: Fig 19., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC17; envelope_number: 513
Auchy - Lens : [Loos Battlefield 1915]
Auchy - Lens : [Loos Battlefield 1915]
Series Number Id: GSGS 3073. Edition number: 1, June 11th, 1915. "O.S.O. 1915." Another copy of Auchy - Lens sheet. Detail, grid & contours black; German trenches & battery positions red; water, 2-fig coordinates & grid capital letters blue; British front pecked black. Not printed on reverse, Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC15; envelope_number: 401, Manuscript on face: British routes and trenches in Vermelles - Hohenzollern area. Manuscript on reverse: 'Trench Mortar Detachment'.
Auchy - Lens : [Loos Battlefield 1915]
Auchy - Lens : [Loos Battlefield 1915]
Series Number Id: GSGS 3073. Edition number: 1, June 11th, 1915. "O.S.O. 1915." Detail, grid & contours black; German trenches & battery positions red; water, 2-fig coordinates & grid capital letters blue; British front pecked black. Not printed on reverse., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC15; envelope_number: 400, Manuscript: British Line at the end of fighting on 1st day of Battle of Loos, 25-9-15, and various markings in old British front line in the Battalion's sector of attack on 25-9-15. Manuscript on reverse: 2/Lt. A. Waterlow, D Coy, 19th [St. Pancras Battalion] London Regt. [141st Brigade, 47th Division].
Auchy - Lens : [Loos Battlefield 1915]
Auchy - Lens : [Loos Battlefield 1915]
Series Number Id: GSGS 3073. Edition number: 1, June 11th, 1915. "O.S.O. 1915." Detail, grid & contours black; German trenches & battery positions red; water, 2-fig coordinates & grid capital letters blue; British front pecked black. Not printed on reverse. Includes collectors stamp. This large sheet was a redrawing of the earlier (May) Haisnes and Loos demy sheets, which were prepared when the line S of Cuinchy was taken over from the French Tenth Army. These sheets had been copied from the French war plans directeurs (but with British squaring) and printed by the Printing Company RE at GHQ, not at the OS. The Auchy - Lens sheet was superseded by regular series 1:10,000 sheets in July and August 1915, but in fact many formations and units continued to use it up to the start of the Battle of Loos on 25 September;, Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC21; envelope_number: 648, Manuscript on face: Lone Tree.
Auchy [1918]
Auchy [1918]
Sheet number: [36c NW]. Edition number: 5. "Intelligence Map No. 9. All previous Intelligence Maps to be destroyed." "Trenches corrected to 27-5-18 [with overprint in blue] 15-8-18". "Field Survey Battn. R.E. 6442." Overprint in right margin: T418. Detail, grid & contours grey; German trenches & names red; British trenches and names blue; Intelligence (HQs, dugouts, OPs, MGs, TMs etc.) in blue; roads & tracks yellow. Used by Major J.C. Thomson MC (20th Siege Battery, 8 inch hows)., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC17; envelope_number: 501
Bas Maisnil, Fromelles and Herlies [with] Fauquissart - Aubers
Bas Maisnil, Fromelles and Herlies [with] Fauquissart - Aubers
Composite of 2 sheets: Bas Maisnil, Fromelles and Herlies, GSGS 2772A, OSO 1915 with Fauquissart - Aubers, 2nd ed., GSGS 2769, OSO 1915. Detail & grid black; German trenches & wire red; water & ditches blue; British front pecked black; arbitrary target numbers in circles black. Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC14; envelope_number: 387
Boesinghe
Boesinghe
Sheet number: [28 NW2]. "2nd Army. Sheet 1." In upper left margin: part of sheet 28. "Trenches corrected to Aug. 26th 1915. 1st Printed Co. R.E., 2nd Army Sec. (354)." Detail, grid and contours grey; German trenches red; 2-figure coordinates blue., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC18; envelope_number: 537, Manuscript on face: additional farm names in blue crayon; additional light railway, German & British trenches & canal bridges in red crayon. Manuscript on reverse: J.S. Gordon Lt [?] & [indecipherable] Regt.
Bois Rasé : [Loos Battlefield, Hill 70, 1917]
Bois Rasé : [Loos Battlefield, Hill 70, 1917]
Sheet number: [36 SW2]. "Trenches corrected to 27-7-17". Overprint in blue in lower, right corner: Situation as reported by Divisions [British Front Line] 9 pm 15-8-17. "1st Field Survey Coy., R.E. 2458." Detail, grid and contours grey; German trenches & names red; old British front line grey; new British front line & posts blue. The situation immediately after the capture of Hill 70 by the Canadians. Used by Major J.C. Thomson MC (OC 20th Siege Battery, 8-inch hows)., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC21; envelope_number: 654
Bois d'Hollande : [Battle of the Somme]
Bois d'Hollande : [Battle of the Somme]
Sheet number: [57d SE2]. "Edition 2, cancelling all previous issues." Trenches to 10th October 1916. "1st Printing Coy R.E. 5th Section (201)." "Contours from captured German Map." Area of Edmund Blunden's evening reconnaissance of 13 November 1916. Detail, grid and contours black; German trenches & names red., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC19; envelope_number: 616, Manuscript on face: British line & posts NE of Schwaben Redoubt. Manuscript on reverse: title of map & name of original user (indecipherable).
Brigade trench map, Area D : [Auchy lez-la-Bassée Region]
Brigade trench map, Area D : [Auchy lez-la-Bassée Region]
Series Number Id: [GSGS 3134]. Sheet number: portion of sheet 36c NW1. Edition number: A. "Trenches corrected to December 11th, 1915." Detail, grid & contours grey; water pale blue; German trenches and names red; British trenches (schematised) with names blue. Wide right margin with printed notes on houses, villages etc in enemy hands., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC15; envelope_number: 402, Manuscript on face: pencil lines to centre of The Dump (Fosse 8), & from British front S of Brickstacks into German area, & other small pencil markings in British & German trenches in same area. Manuscript on reverse: 9 T[rench] M[ortar] B[attery] & [indecipherable] name. General. Obs [?] Maps & couple of grid references.
Brigade trench map, Area G : [Festubert Region]
Brigade trench map, Area G : [Festubert Region]
Series Number Id: GSGS 3134. Sheet number: Portions of 36 SW3 & 36c NW1. Edition A. "Trenches corrected to December 11th 1915." OSO 1916. German trenches & names red; British trenches (schematised) with names blue. Wide right margin with printed notes on enemy-held buildings, villages etc. Penciled in upper, right corner: Fig 22., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC14; envelope_number: 367, Manuscript on face: pencil markings along SE side of la Quinque Rue, & into No Man's Land at Quinque Crossing.
Brigade trench map, Area H : [Richebourg St. Vaast, Richebourg-l'Avoué Region]
Brigade trench map, Area H : [Richebourg St. Vaast, Richebourg-l'Avoué Region]
Series Number Id: GSGS 3134; Sheet number: Portion of 36 SW 3. [Trenches to late 1915/early 1916]. OS 1916. Detail, grid & contours grey; water pale blue; German trenches red; British trenches dark blue; communication trenches shown by named arrows as described by Blunden. Wide right margin with detailed printed notes on enemy villages, strong points etc., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC15; envelope_number: 410, Various manuscript inscriptions on reverse.
Brigade trench map, Area L : [Rouges Bancs, Fromelles Region]
Brigade trench map, Area L : [Rouges Bancs, Fromelles Region]
Series Number Id: GSGS 3134; Sheet number: Parts of 36 NW 3 & 4, 36 SW 1, 2 & 4. [Trenches to end 1915/early 1916]. Sheetlines at angle to grid north. Detail, grid & contours grey; water pale blue; German trenches & section numbers red; British front & support & communication (arrows) trenches blue. Base detail from 6th edition of regular series. Copious printed "Notes on the country and enemy's positions on the III. Corps front" in wide right margin., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC22; envelope_number: 685
Cité St. Auguste : [Loos - Lens Battlefield 1917]
Cité St. Auguste : [Loos - Lens Battlefield 1917]
Edition: 2. "Trenches corrected to 22-8-17." Overstamp in blue along right margin: T.162, 26/8/17, All previous editions of this map to be destroyed, I Corps Topo Section. "1st Field Survey Co., R.E. 2653". "Information from prisoners and captured documents of to 25-8-17 in green". "Trenches, tracks, tramways, cables etc; corrected and other information from air photos up to 25-8-17 in brown". "Information from observation and patrols up to 25-8-17 in blue". Detail, grid and contours grey; German trenches and names red; British trenches and names blue; British front line grey (after capture of Hill 70); roads and tracks red and yellow. Used by Major J.C. Thomson MC (OC 20th Siege Battery, 8-inch hows). Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC21; envelope_number: 652
Cité du Gd. Condé : [Lens Battlefield 1917]
Cité du Gd. Condé : [Lens Battlefield 1917]
"Trenches corrected to 19-9-17." "Information to 14-10-17 in blue." "T.198. Issued 16/10/17, Corps Topo Section [Intelligence map]." Stamped in red in lower right corner: No 7 Canadian Siege Battery, Oct 18 1917. "[1st] Field Survey Co., R.E. 5078." Detail, grid & contours grey; German trenches & names red; British trenches & names blue; Intelligence in blue; roads & tracks yellow. Used by Major J.C. Thomson MC (OC 20th Siege Battery, 8-inch hows).
Fauquissart - Aubers
Fauquissart - Aubers
Series Number Id: GSGS 2769 [later redesigned 2780]. Sheet number: 36 SW3. Edition number: 2. [Trenches to end-March 1915]. Detail & grid black; German trenches & wire red; water & ditches blue; British front pecked black; arbitrary target numbers in circles black. Similar received in GSGS Map Room 1-4-15. One of early 1915 series of inverted sheets covering First Army front, this sheet was a reduction of two 1:5,000 sheets, Bois du Biez [1st ed.] and Fauquissart - Aubers, 2nd ed. Compared with first edition, it has considerable revision and additions to both the background detail and to the trench plate (comparison made with GSGS 2769a, Fauquissart 1:20,000, OSO 1915)., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC15; envelope_number: 397, Manuscript on face: Hew H. Greig 2nd Lieut B Coy.
Fosse 8 [and Hohenzollern Redoubt : Battle of Loos]
Fosse 8 [and Hohenzollern Redoubt : Battle of Loos]
"1st Army Ptg. Section., R.E. (619)." "Drawing made from aeroplane photographs nos. 1763-4 and 5." [Trenches to 29th/30th October 1915]. "Sides of squares equal 500 yards and are drawn to correspond with the squaring on 1:10,000 map." Handwritten note: "Scale approx 1:6,250 Printed 29/30 October 1915" (dated from serial number). Detail, grid & British trenches & names black. German trenches & names red. Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC17; envelope_number: 516.
Frelinghein [i.e. Frelinghien]
Frelinghein [i.e. Frelinghien]
On upper, left margin: Part of sheet 28 [stroked out and replaced with] 36. On upper, right margin: 2nd Army, sheet 11. "Trenches corrected to 25th January 1916. 1st Printing Co., R.E. (2) 773." Base detail from 6th edition of regular series 1:20,000 and equivalent 10:000. Detail, grid and contours grey; water blue; German trenches and 2-figure coordinates red., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC18; envelope_number: 533, Manuscript on face: British trenches S of Lys River, with sector numbers. Target (?) markings in le Falot area. Manuscript in margin: A/95 (field artillery battery?) A. Holman. Manuscript on reverse: A.Holman 3/2/16.
Frezenberg : [3rd Battle of Ypres]
Frezenberg : [3rd Battle of Ypres]
Sheet number: [Part of sheet 28]. Edition number: 2. "Trenches corrected from information received up to 22-7-17." "5th Field Survey Co. R.E. (1,182) 6-7-17." Detail, grid and contours black; German trenches and names, batteries, strong points etc. red; British trenches with names black., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC17; envelope_number: 487, Manuscript on face: Secret. Map A. To accompany 16th Divn General Staff Instruction No. 1. Markings for attack of XVIII Corps 55th Div., XIX Corps & II Corps in blue, black, red, green, yellow & purple crayon. Ammunition dumps. Manuscript of reverse: [?] Healy Capt. Some modern, ball-point additions by fellow officer of original user.
Frezenberg : [3rd Battle of Ypres]
Frezenberg : [3rd Battle of Ypres]
Sheet number: [Part of sheet 28]. Edition number: 2. "Trenches corrected from information received up to 22-7-17." "5th Field Survey Co. R.E. (1,182). 6-7-17." Detail, grid and contours black; German trenches and names, batteries, strong-points etc. red; British trenches with names black., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC17; envelope_number: 525, Manuscript on face: markings for attack of 16th Div - 8th R[oyal] D[ublin] F[usiliers], 7th R[oyal] I[rish] R[ifles] etc. - against Vampir and Potsdam Farms. Also markings in coloured crayons for defence scheme - strong points, MGs and HQs, and Bde Report Centre, water points, dumps etc. Boundaries and stages of advance are also shown. Also static [protective] barrage & SOS barrage. Manuscript in margin: D. Coy, & refs for bde HQs, reserve rations, R[oyal] M[unster] F[usiliers] Hqrs details under Kiernan, & Water. Manuscript on reverse: Capt. Healy. August 1917. Some modern ball-point additions by brother officer of original user.

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