Army Nurses [poem by “The Colonel” (W. T. Goodge), 18 October 1899]

[Editor: This poem by W. T. Goodge (using his pseudonym of “The Colonel”) was published in his “Nutshells” column in the Orange Leader, 18 October 1899. This poem was written at the time of the Boer War (South Africa, 1899-1902).] Army Nurses. From every quarter still they come, The girls who volunteer — There’s more […]

Simply Want to Fight [poem by “The Colonel” (W. T. Goodge), 18 October 1899]

[Editor: This poem by W. T. Goodge (using his pseudonym of “The Colonel”) was published in his “Nutshells” column in the Orange Leader, 18 October 1899. This poem was written at the time of the Boer War (South Africa, 1899-1902).] Simply Want to Fight. Our soldier heroes in the main Would be perplexed no doubt […]

Sons of New Britannia [song by “The Colonel” (W. T. Goodge), 18 October 1899]

[Editor: This song by W. T. Goodge (using his pseudonym of “The Colonel”) was published in his “Nutshells” column in the Orange Leader, 18 October 1899.] [Sons of New Britannia] After a vain effort to stave off an attack of the prevailing epidemic of war fever the Colonel succumbed on Saturday, and in his delirium […]

Call All Hands [song by W. T. Goodge, 30 December 1899]

[Editor: This song by W. T. Goodge was published in The Orange Leader, 30 December 1899. It was previously published in The Daily Telegraph on 28 December 1899, but with several lines omitted (the The Orange Leader printed the full version). This song was written at the time of the Boer War (South Africa, 1899-1902).] […]

[After the rescue of the guns at Lindley] [22 November 1900]

[Editor: An item from the time of the Boer War. Published in the “Personal” column, in The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA), 22 November 1900.] After the rescue of the guns at Lindley by members of the Imperial Bushmen’s Corps a little girl, living at Parkside, forwarded to each of the small company of soldiers who performed […]