Drummond Allison

(1921—1943) poet

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(1921 –43), was born at Caterham in Surrey, and educated at Bishop's Stortford College and Queen's College, Oxford, where he took a wartime shortened degree in history before joining the army. He served as an Intelligence Officer with the West Surrey Regiment, and was killed in action between Naples and Rome in December 1943.


From The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English in Oxford Reference.

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