poets, poems, poetry, world war i, ii, wwi, wwii

Charles Sorley War Poems

POETS
Wilfred Owen
John McCrae
Isaac Rosenberg
Siegfried Sassoon
Rupert Brooke
Charles Sorley
Alan Seeger
William Hodgson
Herbert Read
Edward Thomas
 
POSTERS
British War Posters
American Posters
German Posters
Australian Posters
Italian Posters
French Posters
 
PHOTOGRAPHS
British War Photos
American Photos
German Photos
French Photos
 
WAR ARTISTS
War Artists
 
LINKS
War Links
 
WALLPAPER
War Desktop
 
ABOUT
About/Contact
 
SITEMAP
Website Contents
[Alan Seeger] [Charles Hamilton Sorley] [Edward Thomas] [Herbert Read] [Isaac Rosenberg] [John McCrae] [Rupert Brooke] [Siegfried Sassoon] [Wilfred Owen] [William Noel Hodgson]

Captain Charles Hamilton Sorley (1895 – 1915)


wwi war poemscharles sorley war poem collectionCharles Sorley was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, and was educated at Marlborough College (as was Siegfried Sassoon). Whilst at college Sorley was an avid cross-country runner (a theme that cropped up several times within his poetry).


Search Poems: Optional Keyword:

War Poems by Charles Sorley

charles sorley, war poet, poemsCharles Sorley was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, and was educated at Marlborough College (as was Siegfried Sassoon). Whilst at college Sorley was an avid cross-country runner (a theme that cropped up several times within his poetry).

After college Charles studied at Schwerin in Germany up until the outbreak of the First World War. He returned to England, joining the Suffolk Regiment, and arrived at the Western Front in France, positioned as a Lieutenant, rising to the rank of Captain at the mere age of twenty.

Sorley was shot in the head by a sniper at the Battle of Loos, October 13th, 1915.
His poetry is seen as the forerunner to Sassoon and Owen, and his style less sentimental than the works of poets such as Rupert Brooke. Sorley’s famous last poem ‘When You See Millions of the Mouthless Dead’ was retrieved from his person just after death.

Search Poems: Optional Keyword:

 

Welsh War Poster, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Welsh War Poster


A.W.V.S. Canteen, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
A.W.V.S. Canteen


They Fight, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
They Fight


Honneur Patrie, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Honneur Patrie


Guarding Chateau, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Guarding Chateau


Mighty YB-17 Bomber, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Mighty YB-17 Bomber


Home Here?, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Home Here?