Famous Gravesites and Epitaphs English Poet Rupert Brooke
About the final resting place of poet Rupert Brooke including location, gravestone description and epitaph.
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RUPERT BROOKE, English soldier-poet, 1887-1915
Where Buried: Island of Skyros in the Aegean Sea.
Gravestone: A cairn of pink and white marble stones, with a cross at both ends of grave.
Epitaph: On the larger of the two crosses: "Here Lies the Servant of God Sub-Lieutenant in the English Navy Who Died for the Deliverance of Constantinople from the Turks."
Amen: In 1916 the rock cairn and crosses were replaced with a marble slab.
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