Here you will find the Poem Devotion to Duty of poet Siegfried Sassoon
I was near the King that day. I saw him snatch And briskly scan the G.H.Q. dispatch. Thick-voiced, he read it out. (His face was grave.) `This officer advanced with the first wave, `And when our first objective had been gained, `(Though wounded twice), reorganized the line: `The spirit of the troops was by his fine `Example most effectively sustained.? He gripped his beard; then closed his eyes and said, `Bathsheba must be warned that he is dead. `Send for her. I will be the first to tell `This wife how her heroic husband fell.?