Francis Ledwidge

Francis Ledwidge was an Irish poet noted for his war poems. He was killed in the Battle of Passchendaele in WWI. His first collection was Songs of the Fields and is noted for its rural-themed pieces. He wrote throughout the war years but unfortunately, much of his poetry is lost. His work was published in newspapers and journals.

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