Wilfred Owen Centenary

Captain Huw Bell of the Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry reads Anthem for Doomed  Youth, written by Wilfred Owen at Craiglockhart in Edinburgh in 1917 while recuperating from injuries sustained in the fighting in France, at the ceremony held in the Great Hall of Edinburgh Castle to mark the centenary of his meeting with fellow poet Siegfried Sassoon while both were in the UK prior to returning to the front in the First World War. A poignant occasion to start the annual gathering of the Alliance of Literary Societies attended by representatives of the Margery Allingham Society.

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