Dead Man's Dump

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Second Typescript on pink paper with corrections by Isaac Rosenberg in ink. 'from Mrs. Cohen' written in ink in the top right corner. First page contains title, lines 1-19, four unused lines, 20-25, one unused line, 26-38. Possible word mistakes may be the result of dictation to a typist. Isaac Rosenberg was transferred to the 40th Division Works Battalion in January 1917, meaning that part of his responsibility was taking wire up to the line...