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Laurence Binyon

Person  Male  Born 10/8/1869  Died 10/3/1943

Categories: Poetry

Poet.  Born Lancaster.  Worked at the British Museum and become expert in Chinese and Japanese art. Wrote 'For the Fallen' in 1914. Red Cross volunteer at the Western Front in WW1.  Died in a nursing home, Reading.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.

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Laurence Binyon

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Bermondsey war memorial

Quotations come from John Maxwell Edmonds and Laurence Binyon.

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Bethnal Green Library war memorial

On our first visit there was no plaque, but the 'ghost' marks on the plinth s...

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British Museum War Memorial

Designed and carved by Eric Gill.

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Royal Victoria Yard war memorial

On 19 March 1941 the Yard was hit by many bombs and incendiary devices leadin...

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Streatham war memorial

The quotation comes from Binyon's 1914 poem, ‘For the Fallen’. The memorial ...

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