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Albert "Russell" McKay Diary, 1909-1916


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Sum, you will hear the signal gun so be ready it will carry us away,

The little girl that played upon my knee.

I long years have passed and gone. since I left this dear old happy home i left an aged father and mother dear for to roam accross the deep blue sea.

(chous) Iam homeward bond. to the the onel love so dear uo move for to roam accross the sea. Iam going home to my dearold happy home and the little gril the played upon my knee.

(2) and fortune smile upon me for while into poverty chain set me free who would not give to me all the comfort that i find in the little girl that played upon my knee.

(3) oh jemie do you remember how can you forgot those happy hours to me how she sighs, when she thinks of the days gone by she's the little girl that played upon my knee.

(4) What means that long dark funeral train sad faces they all seem to be and in the hearse lies the form of the only one I love shes's.

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