John McCrae

John McCrae

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. He is best known for writing the famous war memorial poem "In Flanders Fields". McCrae died of pneumonia.

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John McCrae - Legacy
... McCrae was designated a Person of National Historic Significance in 1946 ... John Philip Sousa wrote the music to "In Flanders Fields the poppies grow" words by Lieut.-Col John McCrae ... Guelph is home to McCrae House, a museum created in his birthplace ...
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... MacDonald(tie) Blake Thibeault(tie) Earl of March St.Patrick's Female Critic Kelsey Brennan John McCrae Critic Team Alex McRobert-DeVidi Amy Lester Skye ... Lisgar Collegiate Comic Actor (Musical) Thomas Swayne John McCrae Featured Actress(Play) Kathleen Smith Sir Wilfrid Laurier Featured Actor(Play) Piotr Boruslawski Mother Teresa Featured Actress(Musical) Sarah ...
Mc Crae House - History
... This small limestone cottage, built in 1858, was owned by the McCrae family from 1870 to 1873 ... John McCrae Birthplace Society and began to raise money for its restoration ... The federal government through the Historic Sites and Monuments Board designated both John McCrae as a person of national significance, and the house as a place of national significance ...

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    In Flanders fields the poppies blow
    Between the crosses, row on row,
    —John McCrae (1872–1918)