Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) - who was born in Oswestry on the Welsh borders, and brought up in Birkenhead and Shrewsbury - is widely recognised as one of the greatest voices of the First World War.
In this section you can find out about Wilfred's background, his life as a poet, his family, and other areas of interest.
The Virtual Tour presents images from a lengthy personal programme of research and exploration. Using military archives as well as literary and biographical background material, Philip Guest prepared material for books, articles, lectures and battlefield visits. Browsing here, you can see or explore the sites with greater understanding of their significance in Wilfred Owen's life.