Gallery Solace - Poets
Gallery Solace - The Great War 1914-1918
 
 
"We shall not sleep,though poppies grow in Flanders fields"
 
 
THE POEMS
OF THE GREAT WAR
 
 
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95 x 210mm Postcards
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John McCrea
"IN FLANDERS FIELD"
A Canadian poet, physician, author, artist and soldier during World War I and a surgeon during the battle of Ypres. He is best known for writing the famous war memorial poem In Flanders Fields.duct Description
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John McCrea
"MINE HOST"
A Canadian poet, physician, author, artist and soldier during World War I and a surgeon during the battle of Ypres. He is best known for writing the famous war memorial poem In Flanders Fields.duct Description
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Charles Sorley
Scotish war poet, joining the Suffolk Regiment. Served on the Western Front in France as a lieutenant in May 1915, and quickly rose to the rank of captain at the age of twenty. Sorley was killed in action near Hulluch,where he was shot in the head by a sniper at the Battle of Loos on 13 October, 1915.
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Charles Sorley:
Germany
Scotish war poet, joining the Suffolk Regiment. Served on the Western Front in France as a lieutenant in May 1915, and quickly rose to the rank of captain at the age of twenty. Sorley was killed in action near Hulluch,where he was shot in the head by a sniper at the Battle of Loos on 13 October, 1915.
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Charles Sorley:
Saints
Scotish war poet, joining the Suffolk Regiment. Served on the Western Front in France as a lieutenant in May 1915, and quickly rose to the rank of captain at the age of twenty. Sorley was killed in action near Hulluch,where he was shot in the head by a sniper at the Battle of Loos on 13 October, 1915.
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Rupert Brooke
"Treasure"
Describe as "the handsomest young man in England".This English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets especially The Soldier
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Rupert Brooke
"The Soldier"
Describe as "the handsomest young man in England".This English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets especially The Soldier
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Rupert Brooke
"III Dead"
Describe as "the handsomest young man in England".This English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets especially The Soldier
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Rupert Brooke
"IV Dead"
Describe as "the handsomest young man in England".This English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets especially The Soldier
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Edward Thomes
"Early one morning"
Thomas enlisted in the Artists' Rifles in July 1915, despite being a mature married man who could have avoided enlisting. He was promoted Corporal and in November 1916 was commissioned into the Royal Garrison Artillery. He was killed in action at Arras on 9 April 1917, soon after he arrived in France.
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Francis Ledwidge
"To One Dead"
An Irish war poet from County Meath. Sometimes known as the "poet of the blackbirds
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Francis Ledwidge
"A little boy in the morning"
An Irish war poet from County Meath. Sometimes known as the "poet of the blackbirds
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Ellis Humphrey Evans
"War"
Immortally a war poet but in his home land will always be a ,Bard who won the big chair at the National Eisteddfod of Wales.
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Hedd Wynn
"RHYFEL"
Immortally a war poet but in his home land will always be a ,Bard who won the big chair at the National Eisteddfod of Wales.
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Isaac Rosenberg
"AUGUST"
English war poet. His "Poems from the Trenches" are recognised as some of the most outstanding written during the First World War. He was sent to the Somme on the Western Front in France where, having just finished night patrol, he was killed at dawn on April 1, 1918.
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Isaac Rosenberg
"RETURNING"
English war poet. His "Poems from the Trenches" are recognised as some of the most outstanding written during the First World War. He was sent to the Somme on the Western Front in France where, having just finished night patrol, he was killed at dawn on April 1, 1918.
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Isaac Rosenberg
English war poet. His "Poems from the Trenches" are recognised as some of the most outstanding written during the First World War. He was sent to the Somme on the Western Front in France where, having just finished night patrol, he was killed at dawn on April 1, 1918.
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Laurence Binyon
"FOR THE FALLEN"
English poet, dramatist, and art scholar. His most famous work, For the Fallen, is well known for being used in Remembrance Sunday services.
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Laurence Binyon
"Men of Verdunn"
English poet, dramatist, and art scholar. His most famous work, For the Fallen, is well known for being used in Remembrance Sunday services.
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Siegfried Sassoon
"Attack"
English poet and author. He became known as a writer of satirical anti-war verse during World War I.Marked by exceptionally brave actions. His paradoxically manic courage, earnt him the nickname "Mad Jack" by his men. For his near-suicidal exploits on 27 July 1916 he was awarded the Military Cross. In 1917 he made a public stand against the conduct of the war.
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Wilfred Owen
"Anthem for Doomed Youth"
British poet and soldier, was killed only one week before the end of the war The news of his death, on 4 November 1918, was given to his mother on Armistice Day. Was awarded the Military Cross ,1 October 1918 for storming a number of enemy strong points near the village of Joncourt.
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Robert Graves
Badly wounded by a shell-fragment through the lung that he was expected to die, and was officially reported as died of wounds.After the War went on to write popular historical novels such as I, Claudius; King Jesus; The Golden Fleece; and Count Belisarius.
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J. R. R. Tolkien
English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.Served as a signals officer at the Somme, participating in the Battle of Thiepval Ridge and the subsequent assault on the Schwaben Redoubt
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Clive Staples Lewis
Irish-born British novelist, known for his fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia and The SpaceTrilogy.Served on the front line in the Somme Valley in France on his nineteenth birthday, and experienced trench warfare.
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A. A. Milne
English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various children's poems.Sent to the Western Front during the Somme Offensive.
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Erich Maria Remarque (Author)
German author, most famous today for his anti-war novel All Quiet on the Western Front.On 26 June 1917 he was posted to the 15th Reserve Infantry Regiment, 2nd Company of Trench Battalion Bethe. On 31 July he was wounded by shrapnel in the left leg, right arm and neck, and was repatriated to an army hospital in Germany where he spent the rest of the war.
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Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix
(2 December 1891 – 25 July 1969)
born in Untermhaus, Germany enthusiastically volunteered for the German Army. Took part in the Battle of the Somme and later on the Eastern front until the end of hostilities with Russia. In February 1918 he was stationed in Flanders, and fought in the German Spring offensive. He earned the Iron Cross (second class) and reached the rank of vice-sergeant-major.
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ROGER DE LA FRESNAYE
(11 July 1885 - 27 November 1925)
served in the French army in World War I and his health deteriorated rapidly after the war.
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