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Julian Grenfell, soldier and poet: letters and diaries, 1910-1915


Edited by Kate Thompson ISBN 978-0-9547561-1-6 Hardback, 362 pp, £25 Available from Hertfordshire Record Society ( Julian Grenfell is probably best known as the author of the poem Into Battle which was published posthumously in 1915. Grenfell was more than a minor poet; he was a professional pre war soldier serving in the 1…

The Name Beneath the Stone by Robert Newcome


Universe Press, 2019, £10.99, pb. Ills. 350pp.  ISBN: 9781912690558 In November, 1920, the body of an unknown soldier was plucked from the battlefields of the First World War and buried amidst great solemnity in Westminster Abbey – a powerful symbol of those who lost their life in the catastrophic conflict. The importance of this body’s identity …