John Masefield OM

Died aged 88

John Edward Masefield, OM (/ˈmeɪsˌfiːld, ˈmeɪz-/; 1 June 1878 – 12 May 1967) was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930 until his death in 1967. He is remembered as the author of the classic children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, and poems, including "The Everlasting Mercy" and "Sea-Fever".

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

John Masefield O.M. 1878-1967 Poet Laureate stayed here 1902

141 Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom where they was

John Masefield OM 1878-1967 Poet Laureate lived here 1907-1912

30 Maida Avenue, W9, London, United Kingdom where they lived