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Apart from the inherent safety issue of firing a round that far exceeds the proof rating in a 100 year old revolver, it doesn't expand to take the rifling like .455 is meant to, thus velocity and accuracy is lost. It's like a speedloader but remains attached to the rounds after you insert them into the cylinder.
I've never shot the Webley VI that my grandfather left me when he passed away last year for exactly this reason.
The British military officially adopted the Mark VI revolver from 1915 to 1923.
This model retained its automatic extraction feature, as sported by its predecessors.
Tolkien was an Oxford University student in 1914 but was commissioned into the Lancashire Fusiliers soon after taking his degree in 1915.
He joined the 11th Battalion of his regiment in France in June 1916, shortly before the Battle of the Somme.
Improvements included a more squared grip, a longer barrel and removable front sights.