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'The War Poets Collection at Craiglockart, Edinburgh' with Catherine Walker


Catherine Walker. In the summer of 1917 two officers, both of them writers and poets, met at Craiglockhart War Hospital for Officers, the fine Victorian hydropathic building that is now Edinburgh Napier University Business School. Wilfred Owen was recovering from shell-shock - his condition having been described as 'shaky'. Siegfried Sassoon had b…

Wilfred Own - a talk by Mavis Sellers


Wilfred Owen was killed in action a week before the Armistice in the attempt to cross the Sambre-Oise canal. He is buried in Ors Communal Cemetery.   Mavis Sellers's talk looks at the last 24 hours of Owen's life.   Find us at St Mary's Church, Station Road, Allerton Bywater, WF10 2DH. All meetings are open to non-WFA members who always receive…