Robert W. Service

Robert W. Service bio

Birth Name: Robert William Service

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: January 16, 1874

Date Of Death: September 11, 1958

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Canadian

Robert W. Service was born on the 16th of January, 1874. He was popular for being a Poet. British-born poet who wrote “The Shooting of Dan McGrew,” “The Cremation of Sam McGee,” and “The Call of the Wild.” His poetry collections include Songs of a Sourdough and Rhymes of a Red Cross Man.

Robert W. Service was born in England. He grew up with nine siblings in Lancashire, England and Glasgow, Scotland. He moved to Canada in his early twenties. He spent the World War II years in Canada and America and avoided Nazi officials who tried to hunt him down for his literary mockery of Hitler.

Robert W. Service was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Robert W. Service was born in 1870s.

Robert William Service is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Robert W. Service was born in the Year of the Dog.

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REAL NAME: Robert William Service
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Robert W. Service was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Robert W. Service was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Robert W. Service had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Robert W. Service’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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