Legendary ‘ghost’ war poet returns from World War One killing fields to meet today’s veterans

Wilfred Owen is world famous and a lookalike actor recreated his journey from London to Edinburgh to meet modern veterans.

A legendary ‘ghost’ war poet returned from the killing fields of World War One to meet today’s veterans.

Writer and soldier Wilfred Owen is world famous for documenting the terrible slaughter of the so called Great War.

The Owen lookalike, who was joined by Wilfred’s nephew Peter Owen, met modern veteran Mick McConnell who lost his foot in an bomb blast in Afghanistan.

Former RAF Police dog handler Mick, 42, from Elgin, now works with Bravehound, a charity that provides support and therapy dogs to forces veterans.

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