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Past winners 2016

2016 finalists

Listen to the 2016 finalists of our Lest We Forget poetry competition. The poets read their verse in the World War One Sanctuary as part of our Anzac Day commemorative programme.

11 and under


by Michelle Kenyon, and


by Ryan Kenyon, both age 9.

The Wait

by Gizelle Page, age 11.

The Box of Medals and Dust

by Stella Drinkwater, age 11.

12 - 17 years

June, 1914. WWI

by Jaime Bell, age 12.

The Silky Underwear

by Truman Mulholland, age 12.

In Love and War

by Rachel McGuigan, age 16.

Over 18 years old

A Mother’s Luck

by Matthew Elliott.

Uncle Lincoln

by Andrea Turks.

Nowhere to Hide!

by Russell Rigby.