Sir Henry Newbolt

(1862 - 1938 / Bilston / England)

On Spion Kop - Poem by Sir Henry Newbolt

Foremost of all on battle's fiery steep
Here VERTUE fell, and here he sleeps his sleep.
A fairer name no Roman ever gave
To stand sole monument on Valour's grave.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010

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