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Laid to Rest at St Martin’s Church, Bladon Sir Winston Churchill died on 24 January 1965

As the coffin was lowered into the ground next to his parents and brother in St Martin’s Churchyard at Bladon, within sight of his birthplace at Blenheim, broadcaster Richard Dimbleby recited a poem specially written for the occasion – redolent with Churchill’s own words and phrasing.

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