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John McCrae

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In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below.

— John McCrae

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Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from falling hands we throw.

— John McCrae

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We shall not sleep, though poppies grow: In Flanders fields.

— John McCrae

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Col. He was buried the following day in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission section of Wimereux Cemetery just a couple of kilometres up the coast from Boulogne with full military honours.

McCrae died of pneumonia. Lieutenant Colonel John Alexander McCrae MD (November 30 1872 – January 28 1918) was a Canadian poet physician author artist and soldier during World War I and a surgeon during the Second Battle of Ypres in Belgium.

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