University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Manuscript in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Another manuscript of the poem exists in the black manuscript notebook 64.5.6, and another in a letter of 27th August 1918 to Marion Scott, dating the poem 'St Albans August 1918'. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919). Written while Gurney was a patient at the Middlesex War Hospital. Found in a small green notebook used by Gurney during July-August 1918.