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Frank Swannell Diaries: Part I

Diaries of Frank Cyril Swannell Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-0392 - Box 1, Volume 4-5

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SOUVENIR of the . . SECOND CANADIAN CONTINGENT (Under the Command of Lieut. Colonel F. W. FISHER)

Which Sailed From HALIFAX. ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23rd, 1915. ON BOARD THE STEAMSHIPS "MISSANABIE." (G. C. Evans, Commander.) "VADERLAND." "MEGANTIC." Under the Escort of H.M.S. "ESSEX."


Who says that Britain's Sun has set In clouds to rise no more; That ne'er again her sons will fight As fought their sires of yore? From Canada's golden shores There come a bold reply-- Where the dear old flag waves We'll conquer, or we'll die

Our English lads remember well The gallant thin red line And Scotland never can forget The deeds of Auld Lang Syne. With Erin's sons behind their guns, What says each flashing eye? Where the dear old flag waves We'll conquer, or we'll die.

Let Germany this lesson learn-- Our flag still rules the wave; 'Tis blazoned on a thousand fields Where sleep our noble brave; 'Tis handed down from sire to son With this their battle cry-- Where the dear old flag waves We'll conquer, or we'll die

Roseline Libessart Julia " à Vendin-les-Bèthune Pas-de-Calais

Mitchell 8 Co CASC 2d Div. Train - Shorncliffe

BC Archives, MS-0392 Box 1 Volume 4 FRANK SWANNELL PAPERS Diary and enclosures, 1915.

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