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65827: 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 the action at Savy Wood in the battle of St Quentin. Describes a shell exploding nearby which knocks him unconscious. It is this experience that results in his shell-shock. This is letter no. 505 in Ed. 'Wilfred Owen Collected Letters'.

History

Identifier

5400.cpd | 4849.jpg | WOHRLET505-1.jpg 4850.jpg | WOHRLET505-2.jpg

Creator

Owen, Wilfred (1893-1918)

Date

25th April 1917

Date Created

25/04/1917

Spatial

A Coy., My Cellar, near St Quentin

Source

Folio

Medium

Paper

Format

Pencil

Type

Letter | Letter

Pages

1, 2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Jennifer Dunn

Rights

The Harry Ransom Center / The Wilfred Owen Literary Estate

Collection ID

Wilfred Owen Letters f.505-1 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.505-2

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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