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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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75640

Bermondsey war memorial

Quotations come from John Maxwell Edmonds and Laurence Binyon.

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59041

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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44369

British Museum War Memorial

Designed and carved by Eric Gill.

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71955

Streatham war memorial

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

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73095

WW2 aircraft crash

{The plaque is divided graphically into 3 vertical sections. The central pane...

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