News - Jill Balcon 1925 - 2009

Posted: 23/07/2009 15:33 | News Home

The Wilfred Owen Association was saddened to learn of the death of Jill Balcon at the age of 84.

Ms Balcon, who was married to the poet C Day-Lewis, was a Vice-President of the Association and read Wilfred's poetry at the unveiling of a plaque to commemorate him at All Saints Church in Dunsden.

Her obituary was published in the Guardian on July 20th and in the Daily Telegraph on the 21st.  The WOA will be publishing an obituary in its forthcoming Journal.

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