Francis Ledwidge

Military Person

1887 – 1917

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Who was Francis Ledwidge?

Francis Edward Ledwidge was an Irish war poet from County Meath. Sometimes known as the "poet of the blackbirds", he was killed in action at the Battle of Passchendaele during World War I.

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Born
Aug 19, 1887
Slane
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Lived in
  • County Meath
Died
Jul 31, 1917
Boezinge

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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