Verse 1: The Country of the Maple sends her sons across the sea To fight for Britain’s honour and that nations may be free; And ev’ry lad in khaki clad At duty’s stern decree Goes marching to his orders in the cause of Liberty Singing: Chorus: “We’re the Boys from Canada Glad to serve Britannia!” Don’t you hear them? Well then, cheer them! Send a loyal, loud Hurrah! ‘Tis the Maple Leaf they wear, Emblem of their country fair, Proud to send them God defend them! Boys from Canada.
Verse 2: From ‘cross the channel comes the call to rally to the fray, For England needs her soldier boys from Canada today; To fight for right with all their might And willing to obey Our brave Canadian soldier boys are up and fast away, Singing:
Verse 3: Then home they’ll come ‘mid roll of drum that sounds the close of war, And Canada will sing with joy of life from shore to shore, The mountain side and prairie wide Will see their own once more and cry a welcome to the lads who stood at danger’s door, Singing: