Herbert Lomas

Herbert Lomas was born in Todmorden in the Pennines, and The Vale of Todmorden is his poetic record of the town and his family in the twenties and thirties. He served with the infantry 1943-46, including two years with the Royal Garhwal Rifles on the North West Frontier of India, and his 'Called to the Colours' in A Useless Passion is a record of that. He graduated with first-class honours and an MA from Liverpool University and is a former Senior Lecturer at the University of Helsinki and...See more