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Wilfred Owen


British, World Battle I-era poet whose best-known functions include “Dulce et Decorum Est” and “Anthem for Doomed Youngsters.” The majority of his popular poems were released after his loss of life. He got classes in Aged British and botany at College or university University, Reading. He was wiped out in fight in France in 1918. He was among four children created to Thomas and Harriet Susan Owen. He was an admirer and good friend of writer Siegfried Sassoon.

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Full Name Wilfred Owen
Date Of Birth March 18, 1893
Died November 4, 1918, Sambre–Oise Canal, France
Place Of Birth England
Profession Poet
Education University of Reading, Wakeman School
Nationality British
Parents Thomas Owen, Harriet Susan Shaw
Siblings Harold Owen, Mary Millard Owen, Colin Owen
Movies War Requiem
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1Died as Lieutenant with the 5th Bn., Manchester Regt. Buried at Ors Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.
2Decorated with Military Cross in WWI



Drumhead2009Short poem
The Sunday ProgrammeTV Series poem - 2 episodes, 2003 poems - 1 episode, 2002
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century1996TV Mini-Series poems - uncredited
Benjamin Britten: War Requiem1993TV Movie documentary poems
War Requiem1989poems - uncredited
The White Chateau1938TV Movie verse



War Requiem1989"War Requiem, Op. 66"

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Strange Meeting: The Making of the Film Wilfred2000TV Movie documentaryHimself

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