Lieutenant J R R Tolkien

Tolkien was a signalling officer in the 11th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, seeing service at the Somme until contracting trench fever and being returned home to England.

Lieutenant J R R Tolkien
Lieutenant J R R Tolkien

Tolkien was a signalling officer in the 11th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, seeing service at the Somme until contracting trench fever and being returned home to England.