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Dr. Rivers Dr. W.H.R. Rivers is a psychiatrist at Craiglockhart War Hospital. Read More
Siegfried Sassoon Siegfried Sassoon, an upper-class, anti-war military officer and gifted poet, is a patient at Craiglockhart War Hospital. Read More
Billy Prior Billy Prior is a working-class officer sent to Craiglockhart War Hospital because of the traumas he experienced on the battlefield; he arrives mute but regains his voice under Dr. Rivers's care. He is a fictitious character in the book, unlike the other men who were real historical figures. Read More
Wilfred Owen Wilfred Owen is a young poet and soldier sent to Craiglockhart War Hospital for trauma treatment. Read More
David Burns David Burns is a young officer sent to Craiglockhart War Hospital after a terrible war trauma leaves him unable to eat or to speak about his experience. Read More
Anderson Anderson, a trained surgeon, is sent to Craiglockhart War Hospital for treatment after he is traumatized by working at frontline hospitals. Read More
Sarah Lumb Sarah Lumb is a working-class munitions worker who becomes Billy Prior's girlfriend. Read More
Betty Betty is one of Sarah Lumb's coworkers at the munitions factory. After she gets pregnant, she tries to abort the baby with a coat hanger.
Dr. Bryce Dr. Bryce is a psychiatrist at Craiglockhart War Hospital; he is Rivers's boss and friend.
Callan Callan, a soldier who has taken part in many major battles, becomes Dr. Yealland's patient at the National Hospital after war trauma leaves him mute.
Featherstone Featherstone is Prior's sleep-deprived roommate at Craiglockhart War Hospital.
Fothersgill Fothersgill is Sassoon's roommate at Craiglockhart War Hospital. He is a religious fanatic who talks as if he's from the Middle Ages.
Robert Graves Robert Graves is an upper-class poet, soldier, and friend of Sassoon's. Although he opposes World War I, he refuses to speak out against it.
Henry Head Henry Head is a psychiatrist who attended Cambridge with Rivers; they researched nerve regeneration together at the college. The two remain good friends.
Major Huntley Major Huntley is an openly bigoted Board member at Craiglockhart War Hospital.
John Layard John Layard is one of Rivers's former patients; Rivers sees similarities between Billy Prior, a current patient, and Layard.
Lizzie Lizzie is Sarah Lumb's friend and fellow munitions worker.
Ada Lumb Ada Lumb is Sarah Lumb's mother. She worries Sarah may get pregnant and wants her daughter to think of financial stability rather than romance.
Madge Madge is one of Sarah Lumb's coworkers at the munitions factory.
Peter Peter, a soldier acquainted with both Graves and Sassoon, is arrested for soliciting male sex near a barracks and must undergo psychiatric treatment.
Mr. Prior Mr. Prior, Billy Prior's father, is a working-class man who thinks Billy should know his place and stay there.
Mrs. Prior Mrs. Prior, Billy Prior's mother, is quite unlike her husband; she thinks Billy should keep striving to better himself and rise out of the working class.
Pugh Pugh is a patient at Craiglockhart War Hospital who is severely mentally wounded because of a grenade accident that killed everyone else in his platoon.
Thorpe Thorpe is a patient at Craiglockhart War Hospital whose war traumas have left him with a severe stutter.
Willard Willard, a patient at Craiglockhart War Hospital, is a soldier whose traumatic war experience has left him unable to walk.
Dr. Lewis Yealland Dr. Lewis Yealland works at the National Hospital in London, where he treats traumatized soldiers with electroshock therapy.
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