Dead Man's Dump

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Backside of pencil draft of unfinished poem 'The Young Dead', later incorporated into 'Dead Man's Dump'. Line 1 on this page becomes line 24 of 'Dead Man's Dump'. Lines 1-23 of this poem on frontside of this paper, which was torn prior to use 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.