Les Morton's Men

by David Blagrove



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We are Les Morton's men
We are the Willow Wren.
None get before us, when we go for orders
We don't care where the bloody hell we go
And when we're hammering round the Fenny Pound
You will hear the Company men:
"Keep up your waters,
Lock up your daughters!
Here comes the Willow Wren!"
David Blagrove stated that this was 'written when I worked for Willow Wren 1962-63 and inspired by a very similar song sung in NAAFIs by sundry Army units. As a Territorial in the 1950s I recall the 5th Bn Gloucestershire Regt in particular singing this, starting "We are the Gloucester boys"'

Tune "Who were you with last night"