Behind the Lines

DESCRIPTION: "We've got a sergeant-major Who's never seen a gun; He's mentioned in despatches For drinking privates' rum, And when he sees old Jerry You should see the bugger run Miles and miles and miles behind the lines!"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1965 (Brophy/Partridge-TommiesSongsAndSlang)
KEYWORDS: soldier escape war
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Brophy/Partridge-TommiesSongsAndSlang, p. 40, "Behind the Lines" (1 text)
Roud #10557
File: BrPa040C

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