Henry Reed

Henry Reed was born in Birmingham, England in February of 1914. He was the son of a master bricklayer and earned both his BA and MA from the University of Birmingham. Read more of Henry Reed’s Biography.

Naming of Parts

‘Naming of Parts’ by Henry Reed is an ironic poem dealing with the nomenclature of several parts of the Enfield rifle. This poem was published in 1952, in the New Statesman and Nation magazine.

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