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Will the King be Proud of Canada

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(will the king be proud of canada, music by Frank Eborall,

text by S.G. Smith)

Recruitment incentives came from many sources to build support for the war effort, one of which was published sheet music intended for popular consumption. While music publications in support of Canada’s involvement appeared shortly after the war started, the growing number of war-related songs that arose after 1915 reveal the depth of Canada’s involvement in the conflict and highlight the propagandistic overtones used to encourage enlistment.

Will the King be Proud of Canada