I've Lost My Rifle and Bayonet

DESCRIPTION: "I've lost my rifle and bayonet, I've lost my pull-through too, I've lost my disc and my puttees, I've lost my four-by-two. I've lost my housewife and hold-all, I've lost my button-stick too, I've lost my rations and greatcoat, Sergeant, what shall I do?"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1931 (Brophy/Partridge-TommiesSongsAndSlang)
KEYWORDS: soldier clothes
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Brophy/Partridge-TommiesSongsAndSlang, p. 66, "I've Lost My Rifle and Bayonet" (1 text)
Roud #10525
cf. "Since I Lost You" (tune)
File: BrPa066A

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