This carefully crafted ebook: "THE YOUNG GUARD ? World War I Poems & Author's War Memoirs" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Poems Consecration Lord's Leave Last Post The Old Boys Ruddy Young Ginger The Ballad of Ensign Joy Bond and Free Shell-Shock in Arras The Big Thing Forerunners Uppingham Song Wooden Crosses Memoir Notes of a Camp Follower on the Western Front E. W. Hornung (1866?1921) was an English author and a war poet and also brother-in-law to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Hornung is known for writing the A. J. Raffles series about a gentleman thief based on a deliberate inversion of the Sherlock Holmes series. Hornung dedicated his creation as a form of flattery to Doyle. Hornung's works are also remembered for giving insight into the social mores of late 19th and early 20th century British society.