Prevost, Francis (M)

b. 1862. d. 1949. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, journalist, translator, and psychical researcher. Educated at the Royal Military Academies at Woolwich and Sandhurst, but left the army to become a journalist. Correspondent for the *Morning Post* in South Africa during the Boer War, Somaliland in 1902, and in India as a special correspondent for the Prince of Wales (1905-1906). Rejoined the army to fight in World War I. Author of *Rust of Gold* (1895), *False Dawn* (1897), and *In the Web of War* (1900). Married Frances Muriel Saunders in 1909. Biographical information: Sutherland, p. 518; *Wikipedia* <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Prevost> (27 July 2021); Reilly, *Late Victorian Poetry*, p. 33. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Hand and Heart 1896-04 The Yellow Book Poet 999