Robert Graves was born in 1895
He joined up in 1914 and was sent, as an officer, to the 2nd Battalion. His war memoirs, Goodbye to All That, like much of his war poetry, has never been out of print. He served with Siegfried Sassoon, Dr Dunn and Frank Richards. He became a renowned author and poet and died in 1985. His son David was killed in action serving with the 1st Battalion in Burma in 1943 having been recommended for a VC.