Poet Edmund Blunden served with the Royal Sussex Regiment during the first world war.
Jason Wordie
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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

1950s Hong Kong through the eyes of a Nobel-nominated British poet

Edmund Blunden was a professor of English at the University of Hong Kong, a post he clinched thanks to his love of cricket and his wartime experience

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Poet Edmund Blunden served with the Royal Sussex Regiment during the first world war.
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