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Robert W. Service
Birth: Jan. 16, 1874
Blackburn, England
Death: Sep. 11, 1958
Lancieux, France

Poet. Author of "The Cremation of Sam McGee", "The Shooting of Dan McGrew". Known as the Bard of the Yukon, he wrote of the Yukon Gold Rush of '88. He also published a volume of WW1 poetry where he served as an ambulance drive and correspondent. 

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
village Cemetery
Lancieux
Departement des Côtes-d'Armor
Bretagne, France
 
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Record added: Feb 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8373
Robert W. Service
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Robert W. Service
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Robert W. Service
Added by: Bill Johnston
 
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Less we forget you old man. I too have been to the North country. Your words ring true for me and others that don't fit in! As you wrote, the lone trail, the lone trail, follow it to the end.God Bless you and your poetry.
- Patrick Gooden
 Added: May. 13, 2014

- Jeanie
 Added: Mar. 6, 2014
For I believe, with star and sun, / With peak and plain, with sea and sod, / Inextricably we are one, / Bound in the Wholeness -- God. ~RIP~
- AngelSeeker
 Added: Feb. 7, 2014
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