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Rupert Chawner Brooke
Birth: Aug. 3, 1887, England
Death: Apr. 23, 1915, Greece

English Poet. He became one of the most famous poets of the first World War, due to the success of his poem "The Soldier." His recognition as a poet occured in 1911 when his work was published in two volumes: Georgian Poetry and his own book of poetry Poems 1911. He fell in love with actress Cathleen Nesbitt, but the relationship was brief. He died of blood poisoning on a French hospital ship moored in the bay of the Greek island of Skyros, shortly before embarking for the shores of Gallipoli. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Parker Brooke (1850 - 1910)
  Mary Ruth Cotterill Brooke (1848 - 1930)
 
 Siblings:
  William Alfred Chawner Brooke (____ - 1915)*
  Edith Marjorie Brooke (____ - 1886)*
  Richard England Brooke (1884 - 1907)*
  Rupert Chawner Brooke (1887 - 1915)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Skyros Island
Skyros
Regional unit of Euboea
Central Greece, Greece
Plot: Buried in an olive grove
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Dec 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10128392
Rupert Chawner Brooke
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Rupert Chawner Brooke
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
Rupert Chawner Brooke
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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—Oh, never a doubt but, somewhere, I shall wake,And give what's left of love again, and makeNew friends, now strangers....                  But the best I've known,Stays here, and changes, breaks, grows old, is blownAbout the winds of the world, and fades...(Read more)
- C.Ryan
 Added: Feb. 12, 2015

- Julia Milton
 Added: Dec. 14, 2014
We'll ride the air, and shine, and flit, / Around the places where we died, / And dance as dust before the sun, / And light of foot, and unconfined, / Hurry from road to road, and run / About the errands of the wind. ~RIP~
- AngelSeeker
 Added: Nov. 19, 2014
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