Soldier and war poet Wilfred Owen was born in Shropshire in 1893. He is regarded by historians as the leading poet of the First World War, with poetry that is unsparing in its graphic depiction of life on the front lines. 226 more words
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‘Dulce decorum est pro patria mori’ – it is sweet and right to die for your country.
It is often described as the ultimate sacrifice, to serve, to fight and to die for one’s country. 883 more words