|Simon & Schuster|
|Random House UK, Transworld Publishers|
30 October 2014
Ivor Gurney was a chorister at Gloucester Cathedral and won a scholarship to the Royal College of Music. At the outbreak of war he volunteered as a private in the Gloucestershire regiment but was initially turned down because of poor eyesight.
He joined the 2nd and 5th Gloucestershire regiment in 1915.
He was wounded and gassed in 1917 while serving in France.