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Siegfried Sassoon
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Born in Brenchley, Kent
Born on 8th of September 1886
Died in Heytesbury, Wiltshire
Died on 1st of September 1967

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Born 1886 . Died 1967 - English poet & novelist


Poet and author, well known for his satirical anti-war verse. Poems include The Daffodil Murderer (1913), The Old Huntsman (1917) and Counter-Attack (1918). In 1928 he published a fictionalised autobiography Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man which immediately became a classic and one him the James Tait Black Award.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/sassoon_siegfried. BBC Profile

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