Draft in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. The latter part of England the Mother is on the left hand page. The right hand page contains the draft of a poem 'Written after reading ""The Hour glass""' - a play by W.B. Yeats. From a red notebook inscribed 'Pte Gurney / 2/5 Gloucesters', used by Gurney, principally at Rouen, during May-June 1917 and containing various notes and drafts of poems.