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 Ellis Humphrey “Hedd Wyn” Evans

Ellis Humphrey “Hedd Wyn” Evans

Birth
Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd, Wales
Death 31 Jul 1917 (aged 30)
Ypres (Ieper), Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Burial Boezinge, Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Plot II. F. 11.
Memorial ID 6351 · View Source
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Poet. He served as a Private of the 15th Royal Welsh Fusilier during World War I, and was killed in action at the Battle of Passchendaele. He gained fame posthumously for his romantic and war poetry that was published in his native Welsh language.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 15 Sep 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6351
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ellis Humphrey “Hedd Wyn” Evans (13 Jan 1887–31 Jul 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6351, citing Artillery Wood Cemetery, Boezinge, Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium ; Maintained by Find A Grave .