About Awesome Authors: Wilfred Owen

Jonathan Chow 8A5

About Awesome Authors

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Wilfred Owen ~ a literary legend

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(1893 – 1918, England – World War One)

~ Was born on March 18, 1893 and died when he was only 25. He was also a brother of a family of 6.

~ Served in World War One, he aided wounded soldiers and was later disbanded from the army for shell shock

~ Even after being disbanded in 1916, he went back into the front lines in 1918

~ He was killed in battle in the last month of war

~ After he died he was awarded the military cross

~ He was an English poet and was one of the leading poets of the world war

~ He was influenced by many romance poems and poets


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