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The Passing of
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Diogenes Club:  Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle


On July 7, 1930, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle passed away in his home 
from the effects of a heart attack.  He was 71 years of age. 
With him at his passing were his wife and children. 

Sir Arthur was buried at Minstead Churchyard, Hampshire, England under an oak tree. 
His headstone is a cross bearing the words:

Steel True
Blade Straight
Arthur Conan Doyle
Knight
Patriot, Physician and Man of Letters

His passing was mourned the world over. 

The Diogenes Club:  Strand Magazine, September, 1930The Diogenes Club:  The Passing of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Strand Magazine
September, 1930
 

The Diogenes Club:  The Passing of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Associated Press

Associated Press -- US Newspaper
October 3, 1930
 

The Diogenes Club:  Gravestone of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Gravestone of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
with thanks to David Nash Ford
 

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