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Edmund Blunden

  • Birth 1 Nov 1896
  • Death 20 Jan 1974
  • Burial Long Melford, Babergh District, Suffolk, England
  • Memorial ID 15470596

Author. He was born in London, England. He served in the First World War, winning the Military Cross. His life was powerfully dominated by his wartime experience, which he reflected in one of his most renowned works, "Undertones of War" (1928). Also he was a close friend of the poet Siegfried Sassoon. His works include "The Harbingers", "The Shepherd and Other Poems of Peace and War", "Masks of Time", "Retreat", "Near and Far", "The Face of England", "Choice or Chance", "After the Bombing", and "A Hong Kong House." He died in Long Melford, Suffolk.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 23 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15470596
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edmund Blunden (1 Nov 1896–20 Jan 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15470596, citing Holy Trinity Churchyard, Long Melford, Babergh District, Suffolk, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .