Tolkien’s Experience in WWI

The First World War was in fact otherworldly. J.R.R. Tolkien’s contributions, while small, were made during crucial advances and battles as a second lieutenant. This essay
will contextualize Tolkien’s experience by providing the larger historical context of World War I, the New Army, Lancashire Fusiliers, the role of communication during the war, and the battle on
the Somme.
Give a historical account of Tolkien’s experience in WWI,