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

Poet renowned for 'The Soldier' ("If I should die, think only this of me/That there's some corner of a foreign field/That is forever England"). Ironically this came true for him not by death in battle in France but from blood poisoning while serving in the Navy in the Mediterranean. His other most famous poem is the semi-satirical 'The Old Vicarage, Grantchester' ("Stands the church clock at ten past three?/And is there honey still for tea?". He lived at Grantchester Vicarage whilst a student at King's College, Cambridge, and is therefore memorialised at the church there. He is buried on the island of Skyros (Greece). (bio by: David Conway) 

Cause of death: Blood poisoning
 
Burial:
St Andrew and St Mary Churchyard *
Grantchester
South Cambridgeshire District
Cambridgeshire, England
*Memorial Site [?]
 
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Record added: Apr 03, 2001
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Rupert Chawner Brooke
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Rupert Chawner Brooke
Added by: David Conway
 
Rupert Chawner Brooke
Added by: David Conway
 
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I admire your honesty, sir.
- AR
 Added: Mar. 15, 2016
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- Always~Melissa
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