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Wilfred Owen, Poet and Soldier by Helen McPhail


Gliddon Books/Wilfred Owen Association, 1993. Softback, 80pp. £7.95. ISBN 0 9478 93318.  This book by Stand To! Poetry Editor fills a noticeable gap in the historiography of Wilfred Owen - a detailed study of his war service. Most anthologies of his work are prefaced by a brief chronology, but the bulk of this work is devoted to his army career, a…

Ivor Gurney: Composer, Poet, Soldier


Ivor Gurney was born at 3 Queen Street, Gloucester, in 1890, as the second of four surviving children of David Gurney, a master tailor, and his wife Florence, a seamstress. In 1911 he was living with his parents and 2 sisters at 19, Barton Street, Gloucester. The census records him as a Musician. He showed early musical ability. He sang as a choris…