Monday, 1 July 2019

WW1 soldier poets killed on the first day of the Somme Offensive - 1st July 1916

The Somme Offensive that began on 1st July 1916 took the lives of many WW1 soldier poets:

Alfred Victor Ratcliffe, 
William Noel Hodgson, MC, 
Alexander Robertson, 
Henry Lionel Field, 
John William Streets, 
Gilbert Waterhouse, 
Bernard Charles de Boismaison White and 
Alan Seeger

were all killed 1st July 1916. Here is the link to the book of the exhibition of Somme Poets in WW1.

In July 2016, we held an exhibition of WW1 Somme Poets, Writers and Artists.  Here is a link to the book of that exhibition