Dr Viv Whelpton talks about the life and service of Great War poet Richard Aldington. Aldington (1892-1962) was an English writer and poet who is best known for a semi-autobiographical novel the Death of Hero published in 1929.

Viv was formerly a teacher and is now a Great War historian and author. She has an MA  in War Studies from King’s College London and is an an accredited member of the Guild of Battlefield Guides.