Major JOHN PITCAIRN
While rallying the Royal Marines
At the Battle of Bunker Hill
Was carried from the field to the boats
On the back of his son
Who kissed him and returned to duty.
He died June 17, 1775 and his body
Was interred beneath this church.
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