Edward Thomas’s Watch

Stopped at 7.36 a.m., Easter Monday 9th April 1917, by the blast that killed him.

Also, you can see the ripples from the force of the shell on his notebook’s pages:



The complete notebook has been digitized by the University of Oxford:

Edward Thomas’s War Diary.

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  1. [ Smiles ] Hmm. I wonder if someone was ever tempted to fix that watch when no one was around?

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