Friday, 7 November 2014

Soldiers of the Queen (SOTQ): Issue 157

This morning's post included the latest copy of SOTQ (Soldiers of the Queen, the quarterly journal of the Victorian Military Society).

The articles included in this issue are:
  • The Death of Field Marshal Earl Roberts (14 November, 1914) by Rodney Atwood
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Victorian Army by Dan Allen
  • Food Coupons during the Siege of Mafeking, 14 October 1899 to 17 May 1900 by J F Cowlin
  • Lord Kitchener, St Paul and Corinthians 13 by Dahlia Harrison
  • ’An Excellent Bandmaster’: BM William Clark, 1st Bn. The East Surrey Regt by Mike Boxall
  • Book Reviews
  • About the VMS
Yet another issue that is full of interesting and somewhat eclectic articles. I have only read the Sherlock Holmes one so far … and very enjoyable it was!


  1. Oh bob and to think I've been trying to avoid subscribing to this.

  2. Conrad Kinch,

    You know that resistance is futile ...

    All the best,



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