Nurse Maureen Kelly Diary Entry (107)

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28/2/18

Too the Boys of Old Ireland

Heres to ht Boys of the Irish Brigade

Who fought like Bretons, and never afraid.

They always showed willing

And not one did shark

When they made that brave charge at Feshibert.

Rifles did rattle and Guns they did yell

And hundreds of lids for thousand then fell.

But we all wait in hope

And to God we do pray

To meet our brave Camrades

In Heaven some day.


By one of the few that was left to tell the tale.

Gunner, and Rangetaker Jones, J.C. 251. M.G. boy

Late of the ... Irish King, Spool Regt.

Wounded at Festubert 16th May 1915, also at ...



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28/2/18

Too the Boys of Old Ireland

Heres to ht Boys of the Irish Brigade

Who fought like Bretons, and never afraid.

They always showed willing

And not one did shark

When they made that brave charge at Feshibert.

Rifles did rattle and Guns they did yell

And hundreds of lids for thousand then fell.

But we all wait in hope

And to God we do pray

To meet our brave Camrades

In Heaven some day.


By one of the few that was left to tell the tale.

Gunner, and Rangetaker Jones, J.C. 251. M.G. boy

Late of the ... Irish King, Spool Regt.

Wounded at Festubert 16th May 1915, also at ...




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  • February 7, 2017 08:51:15 Stefania Biron

    28/2/18

    Too the Boys of Old Ireland

    Heres to ht Boys of the Irish Brigade

    Who fought like Bretons, and never afraid.

    They always showed willing

    And not one did shark

    When they made that brave charge at Feshibert.

    Rifles did rattle and Guns they did yell

    And hundreds of lids for thousand then fell.

    But we all wait in hope

    And to God we do pray

    To meet our brave Camrades

    In Heaven some day.


    By one of the few that was left to tell the tale.

    Gunner, and Rangetaker Jones, J.C. 251. M.G. boy

    Late of the ... Irish King, Spool Regt.

    Wounded at Festubert 16th May 1915, also at ...




  • February 7, 2017 08:49:00 Stefania Biron

    28/2/18

    Too the Boys of Old Ireland

    Heres to ht Boys of the Irish Brigade

    Who fought like Bretons, and never afraid.

    They always showed willing

    And not one did shark

    When they made that brave charge at Feshibert.

    Rifles did rattle and Guns they did yell

    And hundreds of lids for thousand then fell.

    But we all wait in hope

    And to God we do pray

    To meet our brave Camrades

    In Heaven some day.


    By one of the few that was left to tell the tale. Gunner, and Rangetaker Jones, J.C. 251. M.G. boy




  • February 7, 2017 08:47:29 Stefania Biron

    28/2/18

    Too the Boys of Old Ireland

    Heres to ht Boys of the Irish Brigade

    Who fought like Bretons, and never afraid.

    They always showed willing

    And not one did shark

    When they made that brave charge at Feshibert.

    Rifles did rattle and Guns they did yell

    And hundreds of lids for thousand then fell.

    But we all wait in hope

    And to God we do pray

    To meet our brave Camrades

    In Heaven some day.


    By one of the few that was left to tell the tale. Gunner, and Rangetaker Jones, J.C. 251. M.G. bou




  • February 7, 2017 08:36:53 Stefania Biron

    28/2/18

    Too the Boys of Old Ireland

    Heres to ht Boys of the Irish Brigade

    Who fought like Bretons, and never afraid

    They always showed willing

    And not one did shard

    When they made that brave charge at ...



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