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A Spring Harvest - The beautiful poems of JRR Tolkien's best fried who sadly died in WW1

Geoffrey Bache Smith

Narrator David DavidShaw-Parker

Publisher: The Copyright Group

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Summary

Geoffrey Bache Smith was born in Staffordshire on 18th October 1894.  
 
He attended King Edward’s School, Birmingham at the same time as J.R.R. Tolkien, where they founded the literary “Tea Cup and Barovian Society”. 
  
Geoffrey was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the 19th (Service) Battalion of the Lancashire Fusiliers, the ‘3rd Salford Pals’, and took part in the Battle of the Somme.  
 
He was wounded by shrapnel on 29th November 1916 and died from his wounds on 3rd December 1916. 
 
He was buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, France.
Duration: about 1 hour (01:26:36)
Publishing date: 2022-10-10; Unabridged; Copyright Year: — Copyright Statment: —