Brother Bertie went away
To do his bit the other day
With a smile on his lips
And lieutenant's pips
Up on his shoulder bright and gay
As the train moved out he said
“Remember me to all the birds”
Then he wagg'd his paw and went away to war
Shouting out these pathetic words,

Chorus: Good-bye-ee, good-bye-ee
Wipe the tear, baby dear, from your eye-ee
Tho' its hard to part I know
I'll be tickled to death to go
Don' cry-ee, don't sigh-ee
There's a silver lining in the sky-ee
Bonsoir, old thing, cheerio chin chin,
Nah-poo, toodle-oo, good-bye-ee,

Marmeduke Horatio Flynn
Although he'd whiskers round his chin
In a play took a part
And he touched every heart
As little Willie in “East Lynne”
As the little dying child
Upon his snow-white bed he lay
And amid their tears the people gave three cheers
When he said as he passed away,


At a concert down at Kew
Some convalescents dressed in blue
Had to hear Lady Lee
Who had turned eighty-three
Sing all the old, old, songs she knew
Then she made a speech and said
“I look upon you boys with pride
And for what you've done I'm going to kiss each one.”
Then they all grabbed their sticks and cried,

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Performed by Florrie Forde (1876-1940)
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