Berrington Hospital, autograph book of Mary Maria Squire, item 54

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17

The only fault that I can find.

To with the bottle of beer.

The bottles are not large enough.

But still my head"s kept clear.

18

It's a few weeks since I came here.

And to this my friends agree.

That its dueto the careful.

     nursing.

That to write this I am free.

19

Its only a work house building.

But by this verse you"ll know

If a soldier"s sick or wounded

Its the place for him to go


 Right page: 

20

A word or two for the Orderlies

A better set of men

You"d never find if you

     travelled from.

John O Groats down to Land"s End.

21

"Good Luck" to the Staff of this

     hospital.

May good fortune smile on them

    all.

For they have nobly done

     their duty

Since they answered their

 country"s "Call".

F. Owen

2nd S.W.B. 24th Regt

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 Left page: 

17

The only fault that I can find.

To with the bottle of beer.

The bottles are not large enough.

But still my head"s kept clear.

18

It's a few weeks since I came here.

And to this my friends agree.

That its dueto the careful.

     nursing.

That to write this I am free.

19

Its only a work house building.

But by this verse you"ll know

If a soldier"s sick or wounded

Its the place for him to go


 Right page: 

20

A word or two for the Orderlies

A better set of men

You"d never find if you

     travelled from.

John O Groats down to Land"s End.

21

"Good Luck" to the Staff of this

     hospital.

May good fortune smile on them

    all.

For they have nobly done

     their duty

Since they answered their

 country"s "Call".

F. Owen

2nd S.W.B. 24th Regt


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  • April 13, 2017 02:11:19 Cheryl Ellsworth

     Left page: 

    17

    The only fault that I can find.

    To with the bottle of beer.

    The bottles are not large enough.

    But still my head"s kept clear.

    18

    It's a few weeks since I came here.

    And to this my friends agree.

    That its dueto the careful.

         nursing.

    That to write this I am free.

    19

    Its only a work house building.

    But by this verse you"ll know

    If a soldier"s sick or wounded

    Its the place for him to go


     Right page: 

    20

    A word or two for the Orderlies

    A better set of men

    You"d never find if you

         travelled from.

    John O Groats down to Land"s End.

    21

    "Good Luck" to the Staff of this

         hospital.

    May good fortune smile on them

        all.

    For they have nobly done

         their duty

    Since they answered their

     country"s "Call".

    F. Owen

    2nd S.W.B. 24th Regt

  • March 25, 2017 17:12:01 Annick Rodriguez

                       14/

    The only fault that I can find

    To with the bottle of beer

    The bottles are not large enough

    But still my head"s kept clear.

    ___________/18/____________

    It's a few weeks since I came here.

    And to this my friends agree

    That its die to the careful

        nursing

    That to write this I am free.

    _________/19/________

    Its only a work house building

    But by this verse you"ll know

    If a soldier"s sick or wounded

    Its the place for him to go

                       /20/

    A word or two for the Orderlies

    A better set of men

    You"d never find if you

      travelled from

    John O Groats down to Lands" End

    _____/21/___________

    "Good Luck" to the Staff of this

     hospital

    May good have nobly done

      their duty

    Since they answered their

     country"s "call".

                F. Owen

      2nd/ S.W.B. 24th Regt


  • March 25, 2017 17:00:43 Annick Rodriguez

                       14/

    The only fault that I can find

    To with the bottle of beer

    The bottles are not large enough

    But still my head"s kept clear.

    ___________/18/____________

    It's a few weeks since I came here.

    And to this my friends agree

    That its die to the careful

        nursing

    That to write this I am free.

    _________/19/________

    Its only a work house building

    But by this verse you"ll know

    If a soldier"s sick or wounded

    Its the place for him to go

                       /20/

    A word or two for the Orderlies

    A better set of men

    You"d never find if you

      travelled from

    John O Groats down to Lands" End

    _____/21/___________

    "Good Luck" to the Staff of this

     hospital

    May good have nobly done

      their duty

    Since 


  • March 25, 2017 16:55:06 Annick Rodriguez

                       14/

    The only fault that I can find

    To with the bottle of beer

    The bottles are not large enough

    But still my head"s kept clear.

    ___________/18/____________

    It's a few weeks since I came here.

    And to this my friends agree

    That its die to the careful

        nursing

    That to write this I am free.

    _________/19/________

    Its only a work house building

    But by this verse you"ll know

    If a soldier"s sick or wounded

    Its the place for him to go

                       /20/

    A word or two for the Orderlies


  • March 25, 2017 16:52:50 Annick Rodriguez

                       14/

    The only fault that I can find

    To with the bottle of beer

    The bottles are not large enough

    But still my head"s kept clear.

    ___________/18/____________

    It's a few weeks since I came here.

    And to this my friends agree

    That its die to the careful

        nursing

    That to write this I am free.

    _________/19/________

    Its only a work house building


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    Shrewsbury, England

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