Song Lyrics - World War I, 1914-1918 Object Reg. No: HT 11776

Alternative Name(s): Newspaper Clipping, Newspaper Cutting, Magazine Cutting, Patriotic Song

Lyrics of a patriotic song about Australian soldiers in World World I. It has been cut out from a larger piece, possibly from a printed newspaper or magazine. The song opens

Wear a gum leaf in your hats, boys,
That all the world may see
You are soldiers from Australia -
God's country, bold and free.
Yes, wear it in your hats, boys,
As a token that your lives
Have been given to your country,
For your sweethearts and your wives.
Newspaper clipping containing the lyrics of a song, comprising three verses and two choruses.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 6.4 cm (Width), 9.7 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, patriotism, music, world war i 1914-1918, soldiers
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: music
Inscriptions: Extensive text.
Date Made: Australia, 1914-1918

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