Rumours of War / On Rest

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Ivor Gurney's copy of 'War's Embers', published by Sidgwick and Jackson in May 1919. The inside cover is inscribed 'April 1925 / Ivor Gurney's markings'. The copy has pen annotations in Gurney's hand indicating where each poem was written. Gurney notes that 'Rumours of War' was written in Hertford, and 'On Rest' was written at Gloucester. He has made corrections in ink to some lines of the poem.