Come On, My Lucky Lads

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Page 275 from a first edition of 'Undertones of War' (1928) showing the poem 'Come On, My Lucky Lads'. The prose section of the volume was written, apart from the help of a few maps, entirely from memory while Blunden was teaching in Tokyo between 1924 and 1927. Annotations in Blunden's hand added later at an unknown date. He notes that this is '[Worley's expression]', and that the poem was written on 'September 3rd, 1916',...