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Pictured: Rupert Brooke's grave in Gallipoli. <br />
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The memorial plaque of tragic war poet Rupert Brooke has sold for a world record £26,000 after it was found in an antique shop.<br />
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The dashing Bloomsbury Group wordsmith touched the nation with his patriotic sonnets in the First World War.<br />
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His most celebrated poem, 'The Soldier', moved a Field Marshal to tears when it was read aloud at St Paul's Cathedral.