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The Armistice

Ninety years after the end of the First World War, the Oxford DNB presents the life stories of men and women who shaped the conflict and its aftermath.

The Trenches

  • William Harold Coltman (1891–1974)
  • Ivor Gurney (1890–1937)
  • Daniel Logan Laidlaw (1875–1950)
  • David Watts Morgan (1867–1933)
  • Willie Redmond (1861–1917)

The Trenches

  • Gerald Farrell Boyd (1877–1930)
  • John Charteris (1877–1946)
  • Reginald Hall (1870–1943)
  • David Henderson (1862–1921)
  • John de Robeck (1862–1928)

The Fallen

  • Raymond Asquith (1878–1916)
  • Albert Ball (1896–1917)
  • Noel Chavasse (1884–1917)
  • John Travers Cornwell (1900–1916)
  • Julian Grenfell (1888–1915)
  • Theodore Hardy (1863–1918)
  • Thomas Hulme (1883–1917)
  • Wilfred Owen (1893–1918)

Women and War

  • Edith Cavell (1865–1915)
  • Elsie Inglis (1864–1917)
  • Elvira Mathews (1888–1959)
  • Ethel Osborne (1882–1968)
  • Jessie Pope (1868–1941)
  • Elizabeth T'Serclaes (1884–1978)
  • Muriel Thompson (1875–1939)
  • Violet Thurstan (1879–1978)

The Empire

  • Alexander Godley (1867–1957)
  • Mir Dast (1874–1945)
  • John Simpson Kirkpatrick (1892–1915)
  • John Monash (1865–1931)
  • John Alexander Sinton (1884–1956)

Remembrance

  • John Stanhope Arkwright (1872–1954)
  • Laurence Binyon (1869–1943)
  • Vera Brittain (1893–1970)
  • Robert Lorimer (1864–1929)
  • Fabian Ware (1869–1949)
The Unknown Warrior