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65816: Letter To Susan Owen

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posted on 2024-04-19, 15:03 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Describes horrendous conditions of holding a dug-out in no man's land at Serre. An incident involving a blinded sentry is mentioned, which probably forms the basis for his poem 'The Sentry'. This is letter no. 480 in Ed. 'Wilfred Owen Collected Letters'.

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Identifier

5383.cpd | 4805.jpg | WOHRLET480-1.jpg 4806.jpg | WOHRLET480-2.jpg 4807.jpg | WOHRLET480-3.jpg 4808.jpg | WOHRLET480-4.jpg 4809.jpg | WOHRLET480-5.jpg 4810.jpg | WOHRLET480-6.jpg

Creator

Owen, Wilfred (1893-1918)

Date

16th January 1917

Date Created

16/01/1917

Spatial

2nd Manchester Regiment, Serre, France

Source

Folio

Medium

Paper

Format

Pen

Type

Letter | Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Number of Pages

6

Contributor

Jennifer Dunn

Rights

The Harry Ransom Center / The Wilfred Owen Literary Estate

Collection ID

Wilfred Owen Letters f.480-1 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.480-2 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.480-3 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.480-4 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.480-5 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.480-6

Repository Name

The Harry Ransom Center

Repository Address

The University of Texas at Austin, 21st and Guadalupe Streets, Austin, Texas, 78712, USA

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

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    The Wilfred Owen Collection

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