World War I also known as the First World War, The Great War, and the War to End All Wars was a world-wide war fought from 1914 to 1918.
Tolkien in World War I Edit
Significance to Tolkien Mythology Edit
Noteable people who served in relation to Tolkien Edit
Tea Club, Barrovian Society Edit
- J.R.R. Tolkien
- Christopher Wiseman
- Robert Gilson†
- Geoffrey Bache Smith†
- G.B. Smith†
- T.K. Barnsley†
- Ralph Payton†
Timeline of Events Edit
- The Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife are assassinated in Sarajevo during a tour of the city, touching off a series of events that started the war.
- A good article on WWI's influence on Tolkien and LOTR: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngbeyond/rings/influences.html