Dead Man's Dump

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Fourth Typescript on pink paper, title in pencil with pencil alterations, with some questions as to punctuation changes in lines 20 and 21. The pages are numbered in ink by Annie Rosenberg. In the four cancelled lines 'grain' has been corrected to 'green' by Isaac Rosenberg." He was transferred to the 40th Division Works Battalion in January 1917, meaning that part of his responsibility was taking wire up to the line at night.