Rhymes of a Red Cross Man
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Rhymes of a Red Cross Man

By Robert W. (Robert William) Service
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Based on Robert Service's experiences as a Red Cross ambulance driver in France during World War I, this moving collection of poems eloquently captures the patriotism, hardship, and death experienced by the soldiers, as well as their love of home, family, and their fellow soldiers.

Table of Contents
  • RHYMES OF A RED CROSS MAN
  • [British-born Canadian Poet—1874-1958.]
    • New York edition of 1916
  • Foreword
  • The Fool
  • The Volunteer
  • The Convalescent
  • The Man from Athabaska
  • The Red Retreat
  • The Haggis of Private McPhee
  • The Lark
  • The Odyssey of 'Erbert 'Iggins
  • A Song of Winter Weather
  • Tipperary Days
  • Fleurette
  • Funk
  • Our Hero
  • My Mate
  • Milking Time
  • Young Fellow My Lad
  • A Song of the Sandbags
  • On the Wire
  • Bill's Grave
  • Jean Desprez
  • Going Home
  • Cocotte
  • My Bay'nit
  • Carry On!
  • Over the Parapet
  • The Ballad of Soulful Sam
  • Only a Boche
  • Pilgrims
  • My Prisoner
  • Tri-colour
  • A Pot of Tea
  • The Revelation
  • Grand-père
  • Son
  • The Black Dudeen
  • The Little Piou-piou
  • Bill the Bomber
  • The Whistle of Sandy McGraw
  • The Stretcher-Bearer
  • Wounded
  • Faith
  • The Coward
  • Missis Moriarty's Boy
  • My Foe
  • My Job
  • The Song of the Pacifist
  • The Twins
  • The Song of the Soldier-born
  • Afternoon Tea
  • The Mourners
  • L'Envoi
  • About the Author
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