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Ivor Gurney, poet and compser, was born on 28 August 1890 in Gloucester and baptised at All Saints Church. He was accepted for a choral scholarship at Gloucester Cathedral and was educated at the King's School. He served in the Glosters during WWI after which he suffered with depression, being admitted to an asylum. He died on 26 December 1937, aged 47 and is buried in Twigworth churchyard. He wrote some 1,500 poems in his lifetime.