For Me - Remembrance Song

Songfacts®:

  • This was probably the last song on which Lena Guilbert Ford ever worked, and was published posthumously. On March 7, 1918, the co-author of "Keep The Home Fires Burning" was killed with her son in a zeppelin raid on London; they were the first American casualties of such raids.

    When the rubble was cleared, the songs on which she had been working at the time were found by her body.
  • "For Me - Remembrance Song" is in 4/4 time and was set to music by Leo. Cohnreich, ie Leonard Cohnreich; it was published by Leonard & Co, copyright 1917. The sheet music retailed for 2 shillings. The copy help by the British Library is signed by the composer. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2

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