The autograph book of VAD Nurse May Benson and a portrait by Fred Brooke, item 9

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  All our loves are now but voices

Sounding from a distant shore

All that once was fair to look on

Darkness is and nothing more

We who fought for all you cherish,

We who kept the foe at bay

Are we then to starve and perish

England what have you to say,

     ____________________

          L/ Cp E Ellis

      8 Lincolnshires

      Wounded at Arras/

              9/4/17

    _____________________

           

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  All our loves are now but voices

Sounding from a distant shore

All that once was fair to look on

Darkness is and nothing more

We who fought for all you cherish,

We who kept the foe at bay

Are we then to starve and perish

England what have you to say,

     ____________________

          L/ Cp E Ellis

      8 Lincolnshires

      Wounded at Arras/

              9/4/17

    _____________________

           


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  • November 2, 2017 02:55:51 Thomas A. Lingner

      All our loves are now but voices

    Sounding from a distant shore

    All that once was fair to look on

    Darkness is and nothing more

    We who fought for all you cherish,

    We who kept the foe at bay

    Are we then to starve and perish

    England what have you to say,

         ____________________

              L/ Cp E Ellis

          8 Lincolnshires

          Wounded at Arras/

                  9/4/17

        _____________________

               

  • March 22, 2017 00:32:09 Annick Rodriguez

      All our loves are now but voices

    Sounding from a distant shore

    All that once was fair to look on

    Darkness is and nothing more

    We who fought for all you cherish,

    We who kept the foe at bay

    Are we then to starve and perish

    England what have you to say,

         ____________________

              L/ Cps E Ellis

          8 Lincolnshires

          Wounded at Arras/

                  9/4/17

        _____________________

               


  • March 22, 2017 00:27:40 Annick Rodriguez

      All our loves are now but voices

    Sounding from a distant shore


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    18154 / 226914
    Source
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    Contributor
    Jane Andrews
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    September 4, 1917
    • English


    • Medical
    • Women



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