English Nurses with Americans in France, item 29

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Nine-thirty we left "La Feasant" for camp

T'was nine that we should have been there

But sliding down slopes by light from the lamp

Was far greater fun, when we dare.

             ~~~~~~~~~~

Bert Roth was a boy who rarely did spoon

But loved to walk home by the light of the moon

So just to repay for the feasts we had had

We loved by this way to repay the dear lad.

          ~~~~~~~~~~~

So Tuesdays + Thursdays as often as not

Two Waacs would go hurrying up to this spot

To start at 7-30 + end up at 10.0

And slide down the bank to escape those men

          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

We've had good times in Blighty + Paris + Tours

At St Avertin + the  Cher + the Moors

So here's to the heath of those Field Clerks

                                                   that 


       


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Nine-thirty we left "La Feasant" for camp

T'was nine that we should have been there

But sliding down slopes by light from the lamp

Was far greater fun, when we dare.

             ~~~~~~~~~~

Bert Roth was a boy who rarely did spoon

But loved to walk home by the light of the moon

So just to repay for the feasts we had had

We loved by this way to repay the dear lad.

          ~~~~~~~~~~~

So Tuesdays + Thursdays as often as not

Two Waacs would go hurrying up to this spot

To start at 7-30 + end up at 10.0

And slide down the bank to escape those men

          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

We've had good times in Blighty + Paris + Tours

At St Avertin + the  Cher + the Moors

So here's to the heath of those Field Clerks

                                                   that 


       



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  • April 11, 2018 18:22:27 Annick Rodriguez

    Nine-thirty we left "La Feasant" for camp

    T'was nine that we should have been there

    But sliding down slopes by light from the lamp

    Was far greater fun, when we dare.

                 ~~~~~~~~~~

    Bert Roth was a boy who rarely did spoon

    But loved to walk home by the light of the moon

    So just to repay for the feasts we had had

    We loved by this way to repay the dear lad.

              ~~~~~~~~~~~

    So Tuesdays + Thursdays as often as not

    Two Waacs would go hurrying up to this spot

    To start at 7-30 + end up at 10.0

    And slide down the bank to escape those men

              ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    We've had good times in Blighty + Paris + Tours

    At St Avertin + the  Cher + the Moors

    So here's to the heath of those Field Clerks

                                                       that 


           



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    Bourges

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  • Story location Bourges


ID
4028 / 48294
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
John Rex Coller
License
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  • English

  • Western Front

  • Women



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