Laurence Binyon

Robert Laurence Binyon (1869 – 1943) was an English poet, dramatist and art scholar. He was born to Quaker parents in Lancaster and studied at Oxford, where he was awarded the Newdigate poetry prize.  He lived most of his life in London, where he worked at the British Museum before going to war and after his return. His best known work, For the Fallen, is often used in Remembrance Sunday services.

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