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Robert Cedric Sherriff[1][2][3][4] (6 June 1896[1][5] [4][3]13 November 1975[1] [3][4]) was an English[4] writer[4].

Early life[edit]

Sherriff was either born in Kingston upon Thames[1][4], Hampton Wick[2][3], or Esher[6]. He was educated at Kingston Grammar School[5] in Kingston upon Thames[3], and worked in an insurance office before[3] (1914[4]) and after[7][5] (1918 to 1928[4]) serving (1915 to 1918[4]) as a captain[8][1][3][5] in the 9th[9] East Surrey Regiment[5] in World War I[1][3]. He was wounded at Passchendaele[9][10].


  1. ^ a b c d e f Margaret Drabble (editor) (2000). The Oxford Companion to English Literature, sixth edition. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0198662440. 
  2. ^ a b "Biography for R.C. Sherriff". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2005-02-14. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Sherriff, R.C.". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2004-12-19.  (Only used info from the non-subscription part.)
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i Gale. Contemporary Authors Online. 2003. Subscription required.
  5. ^ a b c d e A biographical note, Journey's End. Heinemann educational books ltd. 1967. 
  6. ^ "R.C. Sherriff filmography". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2004-12-19. 
  7. ^ Sherriff, Robert Cedric (1968). No leading lady: an autobiography. Victor Gollancz ltd (London). ISBN 575001550. page 7 (chapter 1)
  8. ^ Sherriff, op. cit., page 317 (chapter 28)
  9. ^ a b Sherriff, op. cit., page 114 (chapter 9)
  10. ^ Sherriff, op. cit., page 317 (chapter 28)