Monument to Edward Thomas, Steep, Hampshire

This monument is dedicated to the poet Edward Thomas. It reads 'THIS HILLSIDE IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF EDWARD THOMAS - POET, Born in Lambeth 3rd March 1878. Killed in the Battle of Arras 9 April 1917'. He joined the Artist Rifles in 1915 (Wilfred Owen joined two months later). He died before his first collection of poems was published.


Hampshire Steep


World War One (1914 - 1919)


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