Lest We Forget




With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children,
England mourns for her dead across the sea.
Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of her spirit,
Fallen in the cause of the free.

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This is the first verse from ‘For the Fallen’ by Laurence Binyon, the poem from which comes the more familiar 4th verse – ‘They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old……’


1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. JulesPaige
    Nov 11, 2011 @ 17:18:19

    It was a rare thing back then, but our headline in the paper was about two women who served in WWll. Many thanks and blessings to all who served and are serving still…


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