Somme (3): for pride

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Private Malcolm Mcintosh Southwell, 20th Battalion AIF, who was killed in action on the Somme, France, on 1916-11-15

malcolm
my boy

so well you look

in your
greatcoat
and
your slouch hat
and khaki puggaree

the rising sun
gleaming
on the side

proud of you
so proud that …

oh
I could
almost burst
for pride

~

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