||Born at Charlton (Kent, England) on 25 April.
||Attended St. Paul's Cathedral Choir School, London
||Began Work for the Anglo-American (Standard) Oil Company
in London as a clerk in the department of statistics.
||Married Elfrida Ingpen at Battersea; their first child,
Florence, was born.
||His first book, Songs of Childhood, was published
under the name of Walter Ramal.
||The publication of his first full-length novel, Henry
||Received his first assignment as a reviewer (in Bookman).
||The publication of his first collection of poetry, Poems.
||Left the Anglo-American (Standard) Oil Company to concentrate
on writing full-time thanks to the offer of a goverment pension (obtained
for him by Henry Newbolt); began reviewing for the Times Literary Supplement.
||Met Naomi Royde-Smith; awarded The Polignac Prize, Royal
Society of Literature Prize.
||The Listeners; A Child's Day; included in
the anthology Georgian Poetry 1911-1912.
||Peacock Pie; met Forrest Reid.
||Death of Rupert Brooke.
||His first visit to America (lecture and reading tour).
||Death of Edward Thomas; met Robert Frost.
||Motley; met Siegfried Sasson.
||Memoirs of a Midget; The Veil and other Poems;
stayed with Thomas Hardy at Max Gate.
||Down-Adown-Derry; awarded The James Tait Black
Memorial Prize for Fiction, for Memoirs of a Midget;
met J.M. Barrie.
||The Riddle and other Stories; Come Hither.
||Ding Dong Bell; declined the offer of a knighthood.
||Broomsticks and other tales.
||The Connoisseur and other Stories.
||Stuff and Nonsense.
||Death of Thomas Hardy.
||On the Edge; Desert Islands; Poems for Children.
||For the second time declined the offer of a knighthood.
||The Fleeting; The Lord Fish and other tales.
||Early One Morning.
||The Wind Blows Over.
||Death of Henry Newbolt.
||Behold, This Dreamer.
||Pleasures and Speculations; moved to South
End House, Twickenham.
||Bells and Grass: A Book of Ryhmes.
||Love; Death of his wife, Elfie.
||The Burning Glass.
||Awarded The Carnegie Medal, Library Association, for Collected
Stories for Children; death of Forrest Reid.
||Made a Companion of Honour.
||Winged Chariot; awarded honorary degree from
||O Lovely England; Private View; made a member
of the Order of Merit.
||Awarded The Foyle Poetry Prize.
||A Beginning and other Stories.
||Died in Twickenham (Middlesex, England), 22 June; buried
at St. Paul's Cathedral, London.