A Telegram for Siegfried Sassoon

12 July 1917

Cambridge University Library

Cambridge University Library
Cambridge, United Kingdom

A telegram sent to the soldier-poet Siegfried Sassoon by his commanding officer on 12 July 1917, ordering him to report immediately to his regiment. Sassoon preserved the telegram in his journal, alongside his firsthand accounts of life in the trenches.


  • Title: A Telegram for Siegfried Sassoon
  • Date Created: 12 July 1917
  • Location Created: Liverpool
  • Rights: Cambridge University Library
  • Medium: Paper

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