Bairnsfather

Bairnsfather

(ˈbɛənzˌfɑːðə)
n
(Biography) Bruce. 1888–1959, British cartoonist, born in India: best known for his cartoons of the war in the trenches during World War I
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Old soldiers included cartoonist Bruce Bairnsfather, author AA Milne and cricketer Percy Jeeves.
They are reminiscent of the far from forgotten cartoonist Captain Bruce Bairnsfather, who gave us the curmudgeonly Tommy, "Old Bill".
Daniel, who had worked at the library for 14 years and was called up on the "rst day of the war, was declared missing and then presumed dead in March 1918 Meanwhile, as our pictures show, there was an exhibition of drawings by Bruce Bairnsfather at South Shields Museum in 1917-18 which was very popular.
Bruce Bairnsfather was born in India but brought up by his major father and mother at Bishopton, near Stratford-upon-Avon.
Bairnsfather fought in the First World War and created the British soldier character
Director Erica Whyman takes us from pre-war England to the hell of the First World War trenches with men from the Warwickshire regiment, led by Joseph Kloska, excellent as Second Lieutenant Bruce Bairnsfather.
Captain Bruce Bairnsfather, the cartoonist who created Old Bill, archetypal grumpy soldier, remembered seeing his men swapping tobacco, alcohol and souvenirs such as buttons and badges "while one of my machine gunners, a bit of an amateur hair dresser in civilian life, cut the unnaturally long hair of a docile Boche who was patiently kneeling on the ground as the clippers crept up his neck".
Captain Bruce Bairnsfather wrote of the 1914 truce: "I wouldn't have missed that unique and weird Christmas Day for anything.
In contrast, cartoonist Bruce Bairnsfather kept the country smiling with the antics of crusty squaddie Old Bill - First Discovered in the Alluvial Deposits of Southern Flanders.
7) Bruce Bairnsfather, also a British machine-gun officer, and a cartoonist whose personal account of wartime in the trenches, Bullets & Billets, became a bestseller in Britain, remarked in a chapter entitled "Christmas Eve--a Lull in Hate--Briton cum Boche," that "there was a kind of an invisible, intangible feeling extending across the frozen swamp between the two lines, which said, 'This is Christmas Eve for both of us--something in common.
Sleep disruption has been studied primarily in intensive care units (Do,an, Ertekin, & Dogan, 2005; Freedman, Kotzer, & Schwab, 1999; Richards & Bairnsfather, 1988), with few studies done on sleep disruption in medical-surgical patients.