The Last Barrage [poem, 8 March 1918]

[Editor: A poem published in Aussie: The Australian Soldiers’ Magazine, no. 3, 8 March 1918.]

The Last Barrage.

When the last barrage has lifted,
And the dawn of Right breaks thro’,
And back we trail to our Bushland —
We will drink, dear friends, to you.

We will drink a toast to our comrades,
Who fought with us side by side,
And fell ere the barrage lifted,
And the dust of battle died.

Pip.



Source:
Aussie: The Australian Soldiers’ Magazine, no. 3, 8 March 1918, page 6

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