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23rd Jul '16 4:12:39 PM StFan
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-->-'''"The Girl I Left Behind Me"''', a traditional departure song of [[BritsWithBattleships the British Army]]

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-->-'''"The -->-- "The Girl I Left Behind Me"''', a Me" (a traditional departure song of [[BritsWithBattleships the British Army]]
Army]])






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* Winry in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' can sometimes be this.

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* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'':
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Winry in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' can sometimes be this.



* Kaya from ''OnePiece'' could be considered this.

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* Kaya from ''OnePiece'' ''Manga/OnePiece'' could be considered this.



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* Sinead Terekhov, to her husband Aivars, in the {{Honorverse}} sub-series ''Saganami Island''. The novel ''The Shadow of Saganami'' essentially opens with them facing yet another separation as he is deployed to a distant part of the galaxy.

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* Sinead Terekhov, to her husband Aivars, in the {{Honorverse}} Literature/{{Honorverse}} sub-series ''Saganami Island''. The novel ''The Shadow of Saganami'' essentially opens with them facing yet another separation as he is deployed to a distant part of the galaxy.



-->"How do we convince them that we're miserable?" asked Private Roger Litwhiler.\\
"Easiest thang in the world," said Opie. "Tell 'em how lonesome you are for the gal you left back home."\\
"Tell the ''new'' girl about the ''old'' girl?" asked Private Ernest J. Hoffman incredulously.\\
"Why, shore," said Opie. "Then she knows she ain't scratchin' after a prize that nobody else wants."\\
"Ah!" said the citizen-soldiers.\\
"But what if you haven't got a girl back home?" asked Private Gustave Morrissette.\\
"Then lie," said Opie. "But lie ''from the hort!''"

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-->"How -->'''Private Roger Litwhiler:''' How do we convince them that we're miserable?" asked Private Roger Litwhiler.miserable?\\
'''Opie:''' Easiest thang in the world. Tell 'em how lonesome you are for the gal you left back home.
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"Easiest thang in the world," said Opie. "Tell 'em how lonesome you are for the gal you left back home."\\
"Tell
'''Private Ernest J. Hoffman:''' ''[incredulously]'' Tell the ''new'' girl about the ''old'' girl?" asked Private Ernest J. Hoffman incredulously.girl?\\
'''Opie:''' Why, shore. Then she knows she ain't scratchin' after a prize that nobody else wants.
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"Why, shore," said Opie. "Then she knows she ain't scratchin' after a prize that nobody else wants."\\
"Ah!" said the citizen-soldiers.\\
"But
'''Citizen-soldiers:''' Ah!\\
'''Private Gustave Morrissette:''' But
what if you haven't got a girl back home?" asked Private Gustave Morrissette.\\
"Then lie," said Opie. "But
home?\\
'''Opie:''' Then lie. But
lie ''from the hort!''"hort!''



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* Penny is this for Desmond in ''{{Series/Lost}}''.

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* Penny is this for Desmond in ''{{Series/Lost}}''.
''Series/{{Lost}}''.




* "The Girl I Left Behind Me" in numerous JohnWayne films

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\n* "The Girl I Left Behind Me" in numerous JohnWayne filmsCreator/JohnWayne films.



--> It was way out in Flanders at the back of the line,
--> We were talking 'bout sweethearts we'd all left behind,
--> When one Irish soldier says, "I have a queen,"
--> And she works in John Ross's of Bonnie Woodgreen."

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--> It -->''It was way out in Flanders at the back of the line,
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line,\\
We were talking 'bout sweethearts we'd all left behind,
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behind,\\
When one Irish soldier says, "I have a queen,"
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queen,"\\
And she works in John Ross's of Bonnie Woodgreen."
"''



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* The song "My Girl Back Home" in ''Theatre/SouthPacific''. Possible TropeNamer. The song was cut from the original production, but has been reinstated for the 2008 revival. Ironically the hero was singing that to rationalize cheating on his girl back home.
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** This was also featured in his McAuslan series of short stories, where both sets of grandmothers have experienced waiting for soldiers to return from combat.

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** * This was also featured in his McAuslan ''Literature/McAuslan'' series of short stories, where both sets of grandmothers have experienced waiting for soldiers to return from combat.







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* The song "My Girl Back Home" in ''Theatre/SouthPacific''. Possible TropeNamer.
** The song was cut from the original production, but has been reinstated for the 2008 revival.
** Ironically the hero was singing that to rationalize cheating on his girl back home.

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2nd May '16 8:19:55 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Ange Ushiromiya from ''UminekonoNakuKoroNi'' starts out as one of these. She takes a few levels of badass as the series goes on.

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* Ange Ushiromiya from ''UminekonoNakuKoroNi'' ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'' starts out as one of these. She takes a few levels of badass as the series goes on.
1st Apr '16 5:31:42 AM Kitchen90
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7th Feb '16 12:17:11 PM eowynjedi
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* ''Webcomic/{{Guardian}}'', which explores Lulu's backstory in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'', has her boyfriend Chappu cast her in this role when he joins the Crusaders, though she's not especially happy about it.
11th Jan '16 8:22:46 AM samf359
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* Penny is this for Desmond in ''{{Lost}}''.

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* Penny is this for Desmond in ''{{Lost}}''.
''{{Series/Lost}}''.
11th Jan '16 8:20:09 AM samf359
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* Penny is this for Desmond in {{Lost}}.

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* Penny is this for Desmond in {{Lost}}.
''{{Lost}}''.
11th Jan '16 8:19:52 AM samf359
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*Penny is this for Desmond in {{Lost}}.
11th Jan '16 8:16:56 AM samf359
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* In his memoir, ''Quartered Safe Out Here'', Creator/GeorgeMacDonaldFraser tells how [[ApronMatron Grandmother McDonald]]) on hearing the news of the outbreak of war simply said, "I guess the men will be going away again." Fraser lived in a part of Britain that had long provided soldiery and the people adjusted accordingly.

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* In his memoir, ''Quartered Safe Out Here'', Creator/GeorgeMacDonaldFraser tells how [[ApronMatron Grandmother McDonald]]) McDonald]] on hearing the news of the outbreak of war simply said, "I guess the men will be going away again." Fraser lived in a part of Britain that had long provided soldiery and the people adjusted accordingly.
11th Jan '16 8:11:45 AM samf359
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* "The Girl I left behind me" in numerous JohnWayne films

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* "The Girl I left behind me" Left Behind Me" in numerous JohnWayne films
11th Jan '16 8:09:34 AM samf359
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* Mrs Onedin in ''Series/TheOnedinLine''. Also James Onedin's sister.

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* Mrs Mrs. Onedin in ''Series/TheOnedinLine''. Also James Onedin's sister.
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