Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey

Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey

This community aims to gather the 16 Great War poets memorialized in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey. More about the memorial, including detail on its 1985 unveiling by Ted Hughes, can be found here: http://www.westminster-abbey.org/our-history/people/poets-of-the-first-world-war.

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    Born 1895

    Died 1915

    British Army Lieutenant Suffolk Regiment

    British Army Captain Suffolk Regiment 7th Battalion

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    Born 1895

    Died 1974

    British Army 22579 Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers

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    Born 1888

    Died 1915

    British Army Captain Royal Dragoon Guards 1st Battalion

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    Born 1890

    Died 1937

    British Army 241281 Private Gloucestershire Regiment

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    Born 1890

    Died 1918

    British Army 22311 Private Royal Lancaster Regiment

    British Army 22311 Private King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

  • Profile picture for Edmund Charles Blunden

    Born 1896

    Died 1974

    British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment 11th Battalion

    British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment

    British Army Temporary Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment 11th Battalion

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    Born 1869

    Died 1943

    British Army Young Men's Christian Association

    British Army Orderly French Red Cross

  • Profile picture for Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols

    Born 1893

    Died 1944

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery

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    Born 1887

    Died 1915

    Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant Royal Naval Division Hood Battalion

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    Born 1895

    Died 1985

    British Army Second Lieutenant Welsh Regiment 2nd Battalion

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Welsh Fusiliers

    British Army Captain Royal Welsh Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for Philip Edward Thomas

    Born 1878

    Died 1917

    British Army 4229 Corporal London Regiment

    British Army Royal Garrison Artillery

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery

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    Born 1893

    Died 1918

    British Army Artist's Rifles

    British Army Lieutenant Manchester Regiment 5th Battalion

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    Born 1893

    Died 1968

    British Army Second Lieutenant Yorkshire Regiment

    British Army Captain Yorkshire Regiment 7th Battalion,Green Howard's.

  • Profile picture for Siegfried Loraine Sassoon

    Born 1886

    Died 1967

    British Army Captain Royal Welsh Fusiliers

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    Born 1892

    Died 1962

    British Army 36179 Private Leicestershire Regiment 11th Battalion