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    • Joseph Whiteside Boyle a.k.a. Klondike Joe Boyle
    • Born in Toronto in November He’s a man that men remember
    • He took gold from Klondike fields With the help of big machines
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    • Then he made a hockey team Dawson City Nuggets thought they’d win
    • Challenged Ottawa’s Silver Seven But they scored way below eleven… 9-2, 23-2
    • With the outbreak of the war He stepped forward and did more He equipped a gun machine company Of fifty men for the Canadian Army
    • As a talented engineer He made the Russian trains roll And improved the food and ammunition flow
    • Romania’s crown jewels were not safe So Joe took them to Moscow But the job was not fully done… Not until he brought them back.
    • He was a little bit of spy; Negotiated at Versailles…
    • He got a lot of medals too the Order of the Star of Romania The British Distinguished Service Order the Russian Order of St. Vladimir the French Croix de Guerre To only name a few.
    • He died in London age 56 And a woman full of mystery Would come and lay flowers on his greave Could she have been Queen Marie?