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    Hi guys, I was wondering if I could seek your assistance!

    There's a documentary on the Military Channel called 'Lost Voices of WW1' (whether it's related to the Max Arthur books I'm unsure). In one of the episodes, at the very end, one of the veterans recounts a poem written by a friend, recalling it word for word.

    The narrator states that he has 'remembered' it for 80 years, so it's worth speculating that it hasn't been written down.

    Anyway, the poem is about his pal Spotty. I searched on google and found a small mention of a poem which begins 'Spotty was my chum', though it appears this one holds it's origins in WW2.

    I found the poem very moving and really would love to read it myself. It's quite long, and details the death of a soldier's best friend. One very powerful line is something like "I'd give up all the lasses if I could just see him again".

    Can you help??
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    Hi guys, I was wondering if I could seek your assistance!

    There's a documentary on the Military Channel called 'Lost Voices of WW1' (whether it's related to the Max Arthur books I'm unsure). In one of the episodes, at the very end, one of the veterans recounts a poem written by a friend, recalling it word for word.

    The narrator states that he has 'remembered' it for 80 years, so it's worth speculating that it hasn't been written down.

    Anyway, the poem is about his pal Spotty. I searched on google and found a small mention of a poem which begins 'Spotty was my chum', though it appears this one holds it's origins in WW2.

    I found the poem very moving and really would love to read it myself. It's quite long, and details the death of a soldier's best friend. One very powerful line is something like "I'd give up all the lasses if I could just see him again".

    Can you help??
    Is this it?

    http://homepage.ntlworld.com/michael...ty/spotty.html
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    That's it! You've made me a very happy fellow.

    Thanks pal Rep of course.
 
 
 
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