Included in the following list are any poets who were
active in some direct way in the
war, whether as combatants, or
in some other capacity (ie: front-line journalists away from their
standing desk, medical personnel,
or refugee relief workers). Information given about each poet, where known, includes name, place
& dates of birth and death dates, dates of service, units, wounds,
decorations, and whether killed or died as a result of the
In some cases the poet's name is linked to a related website.
This list is most definitely incomplete, and will be ongoing.
Suggestions for additional names and information are welcome, as are
SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Dana Gioia, David Mason, R.S. Gwynn, Alan Albright
The American Field Service in World War I), William L. Foley,
Mike Iavarone (
Trenches on the Web), Therry Schwartz, Heather-Anne Getson,
Nancy Nygaard Gaynor, David Saunders
Gallipoli Association), Bob Pike, Ray,
Wilfred Owen Association, Simon Dowsey, David Hughes,
Kieran Smith, Tom Long, Jérôme Duby.