News - Baberton Golf Club revealed as place where Owen, Sassoon and Graves met

Posted: 12/04/2017 22:23 | News Home

University lecturer Neil McLennan has discovered that war poets Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon and Robert Graves met at Baberton Golf Club in Juniper Green, Edinburgh.

McLennan searched libraries and archives for clues to solve the mystery of where the men met, which had remained unknown for 100 years. The answer was found in letters from 1917 at Southern Illinois University.

Full article on the BBC website
(11 April 2017)

See also: The Edinburgh Evening News (11 April 2017)

And for a press release click here.

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