|Birth Day||May 19, 1895|
|Age||124 YEARS OLD|
British, World War I-era poet whose Marlborough and Other Poems was published posthumously. His collected letters were also published after his death.
He studied at University College, Oxford, and at the University of Jena before serving in World War I.
He was killed by a sniper during the October 1915 Battle of Loos.
He was born into a Protestant household in Scotland, and he studied at Marlborough College.
He was deeply respected by thirty-year British Poet Laureate John Masefield, who described Sorley as one of the great literary losses of World War I.