Burnley Great War Poets
Click on any of the Links below to read original poems written by Burnley men during the great war. If anyone is aware of any more poems written at the time by Burnley soldiers, please E-Mail me at



"An appeal to Stay at Homes" Pte Henry Stanworth 1st East Lancashire Regiment Killed in Action 6th July 1915
Pte Herbert Gavin 8th East Lancashire Regiment killed in action 15th July 1916
Charge at Neuve Chapelle March 10th 1915 Unknown Burnley Soldier lad
"Pals" William Marshall 11th East Lancashire Regiment
Epitaph (Not Premonition) Pte Thomas Henry Quarmby Royal Field Artillery died of wounds 3rd December 1917













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