Be a soldier true

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1 Be a soldier true within the army of the King,
Loyal hosts for Jesus will a glorious vict’ry bring.

Refrain:
Be a true soldier; fight on, fight on;
Victory will soon be won.

2 Never know retreat although the coming foe be strong;
Jesus is thy Captain, soon shall sound the triumph song. [Refrain]

3 Forward go nor falter, O thou soldier of the Lord,
Fight on bravely, thou shalt have the victor’s sure reward. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #21

Author: Alice Jean Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. --hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

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First Line: Be a soldier true
Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Refrain First Line: Be a true soldier

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