His military service (2/7)

Tolkien served in the First World War as a British soldier. In biographies of the author’s life, it is written that the harrowing experiences he had while serving in the war, including in the infamous Battle of the Somme, stimulated his imagination, giving inspiration for the fantasy worlds and the great battles he would come to write about.

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His full name (1/7)

He was born in South Africa (3/7)