Returned Soldier, The

DESCRIPTION: French. A couple takes in a passer-by because their son is also a soldier. They worry about the boy. The passer-by reveals that he is their son
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1916 (Belden)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage soldier separation reunion
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Belden, p. 517, "The Returned Soldier" (1 text, reportedly incomplete)
NOTES: Sort of a Riley ballad, only with the parents rather than the lover being the ones fooled. - RBW
File: Beld517A

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