Person    | Male  Born 21/3/1893  Died 18/8/1996

Geoffrey Dearmer

Categories: Poetry, TV & Radio

Poet, writer and radio broadcaster. Born 59 South Lambeth Road, son of Percy and Mabel. Served in WW1. Wrote 'The Turkish Trench Dog'. Died at home in Kent where he had moved on the death of his wife, Margaret. His ashes were scattered in the garden of his father's church, where the plaque is erected.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Geoffrey Dearmer

Commemorated ati

Geoffrey Dearmer and Margaret

In memory of Geoffrey Dearmer, 1893 - 1996 and of Margaret Helen Dearmer, 189...

Read More

Other Subjects

Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes

Born 1 Aspinall Street, Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire. Appointed Poet Laureate in 1984.

Person, Poetry

2 memorials
Louis MacNeice

Louis MacNeice

Poet. Born Belfast, Northern Ireland at 2 Brookhill Avenue. Joined the BBC in 1941 as scriptwriter and producer and it was with the BBC, checking out the sound effects down a mineshaft, that he c...

Person, Poetry, TV & Radio, Ireland

1 memorial
Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin

Born Coventry. Larkin spent 30 years in the northern port city of Hull working as a university librarian. He shunned the limelight, refusing to appear on television and turning down a request to be...

Person, Poetry

2 memorials
Alice Meynell

Alice Meynell

Poet and journalist.  Alice Thompson was born in Barnes.  Her paternal grandmother was an unmarried Creole.  Educated with her sister entirely by their father as they lived a peripatetic life mainl...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Poetry, Italy

1 memorial
Andreas Kalvos

Andreas Kalvos

Poet. Born on the island of Zakynthos (then part of the Venetian Republic). In 1802 his father took him and his brother to a Greek community in Livorno, Italy and he never saw his mother again. He ...

Person, Nationalism, Poetry, Greece, Italy

1 memorial