Map of the Western Front 1914-1918
Reproduced from Minds at War and Out in the Dark
This map of the Western Front shows places of military importance and some places particularly
important to poets of the First World War.
- Antwerp was where Rupert Brooke watched a German attack and the flight of refugees.
- Loos was where Charles Sorley was killed at the age of 20, and where Rudyard Kipling's only son was killed.
- Edward Thomas was killed close to Arras
- Wilfred Owen was killed on 4th November 1918 at Ors on the Sambre Canal. He first saw action just north of
Thiepval where the great war memorial to the men who died in the Somme region now stands. He won his
Military Cross just east of St Quentin.
- Arthur Graeme West was killed at Bapaume.
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