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Issue Details: First known date: 1914... 1914 Soldier, My Soldier!
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Notes

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:George Robertson , 1914 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Empire's Calli"The Empire is calling, my son, my son.", Dorothy Frances McCrae , single work poetry (p. 9-11)
Wari"In the foreground streaming eyes,", Dorothy Frances McCrae , single work poetry (p. 12-13)
Our Meni"Some are the men of Collins Street,", Dorothy Frances McCrae , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
The Kiti"Pack his shirts in prayers,", Dorothy Frances McCrae , single work poetry (p. 16)
The Troops Have Passedi"The troops have passed:", Dorothy Frances McCrae , single work poetry (p. 17-18)
Geoffreyi"I was dumb when we said Good-bye", Dorothy Frances McCrae , single work poetry (p. 19-20)
To-Nighti"I ever scorned the lover light,", 'The Young 'Un' , single work poetry (p. 21)
Note: With title: 'Light Horse'
The Wife Speaksi"I'll think of you, dear one, each day,", Dorothy Frances McCrae , single work poetry (p. 22)
On Guardi"My daddy's gone off to the war,", Dorothy Frances McCrae , single work poetry (p. 23-24)
The Hour of Farewelli"When the hour of Farewell comes", Dorothy Frances McCrae , single work poetry (p. 25-26)
Second Thoughtsi"I wished you back at my breast", Dorothy Frances McCrae , single work poetry
A mother wishes that she had a second son to send off to the war.
(p. 27-28)
The Girl Left Behind Octoberi"The sparrow hops beneath the tree -", 'Moth' , single work poetry (p. 29-30)
Note: In this version the first and second lines of the third verse are swapped around.
Partingi""Good-bye!" we said, our hands clung fast;", Dorothy Frances McCrae , single work poetry (p. 31-33)
War To-nighti"War to-night! The words of flame", Dorothy Frances McCrae , single work poetry (p. 34-36)
When They Come Backi"When they come back the streets will rock with cheers,", Dorothy Frances McCrae , single work poetry (p. 37)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

The Woman's Part 1914 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 18 November vol. 87 no. 2337 1914; (p. 44)

— Review of Soldier, My Soldier! Dorothy Frances McCrae , 1914 selected work poetry
The Woman's Part 1914 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 18 November vol. 87 no. 2337 1914; (p. 44)

— Review of Soldier, My Soldier! Dorothy Frances McCrae , 1914 selected work poetry
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