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Suited and Booted


Medals on display


Following his coffin


To salute a Veteran today.


 


He saw active service


Saw Bosnia’s Hell


The streets of Northern Ireland


Served in the Gulf as well.


 


Disabled and stressed


His discharge complete


He fought to survive


On return to civvie street,


 


I don’t know his whole story,


Only know that he is gone,


Finally deciding that


He just couldn’t carry on.


 


We parade with respect


To see him on his way;


In sadness and in sorrow


We salute a Brother today.



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Salute, 18 May 2015