I am only just beginning to research the poets who were killed in the First World War and hope to add to this list as time goes by.
If you have visited any of the graves and would like to send me photographs to post, please get in touch.
Francis Kennard Bliss, 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery, kia 28th September 1916, Thiepval
BAILLEUL ROAD EAST CEMETERY, St. Laurent-Blongy, Pas de Calais
Charles PEGUY, French Poet, kia 5th September 1914 Battle of the Marne
CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, 54 avenue Roger Salengro, 59280 Armentières, Nord, France
DELSAUX FARM CEMETERY, 62124 BEUGNY, Pas de Calais, FRANCE
DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Kerkstraat, 8900 Ypres, BELGIUM
Jean ARBOUSSET, French Poet
ETRUN COMMUNAL CHURCHYARD, nr. Arras
Jacques de CHOUDENS, kia 13th June 1915, Notre Dame de Lorette
EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, 80 Colincamps, Somme
LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Belgium
LIHONS FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY, Somme
The Hon. Gerald William GRENFELL, Lieutenant, Rifle Brigade, 2 Bn., 30th July 1915, Ypres, commemorated on the MENIN GATE, Ypres
Sydney HALE, 8th Battalion, Rifle Brigade, 31st July 1915, Zouave Wood, commemorated on the MENIN GATE, Ypres
METZ-EN-COUTURE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais
Antoine YVAN, French Poet, French Army, kia 30th August 1914
RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (TRANSPORT FARM), West Flanders, Belgium
George Upton ROBINS, Captain, 3 Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment, attached 2 Bn. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment, killed in action 5th May 1915
FOURNIER (Alina-Alban FOURNIER) kia 22nd September 1914 - French poet and writer
ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime
Percy HASELDEN, King’s Liverpool Regiment, 30th July 1916
Maurice BERTRAND, French poet (1881 - 1914), killed 7th October 1914, Colincamps, Somme, France; he was from Paris. The French had a military cemetery - Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps - that was taken over by the British later in WW1.
SKYROS ISLAND, AEGEAN SEA, GREECE
Rupert BROOKE (1887 - 1915) - Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve; served during the evacuation from Antwerp in 1914. Hood Battalion. Died on the voyage to Gallipoli on 23rd April 1915. Buried in a grave on Skyros Island, Greece.
Battle of Cambrai – Gerrit Engelke 13th October 1918