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Song Lyrics - World War I, 1914-1918 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.
|Dimensions:||6.4 cm (Width), 9.7 cm (Length)|
|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|
|Date Made:||Australia, 1914-1918|