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53759: Poem printed on postcard written by Stephen Moran

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Stephen Moran was billeted with Mr and Mrs A. Payne, Orchard Cottage, West Runton, one of many over the war years. Mr A. Payne was a blacksmith, wheelright and carpenter, and held a contract for shoeing mules and horses sent to war.


Editor's Comment:
Postcard with printed poem composed by Stephen Moran, Derbyshire Yeomanry. Union Jack and Egyptian flag to top. Opening lines of poem: 'Oh peace, where art thou hiding, hath thou lost thy agic spell'.


Pte. 1538 (later 75092) Stephen Moran, Derbyshire Yeomanry. The regiment moved to Egypt in April 1915, serving at Gallipoli (the Dardanelles) from August to December 1915. After the evacuation, they returned, becoming part of the Western Frontier Force until February 1916.

History

Identifier

3921.jpg| GWA_2272_norscan0100.jpg|

Creator

Moran, Stephen

Date

1915 - 1916

Date Created

01/04/1915

Temporal Coverage

28/02/1916

Source

Postcard

Medium

Card

Type

Poem

Pages

1

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Richard Marshall | E. P. Minn

Submission Event

Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library Submission Day, 8th April 2008

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford