The NELSON one is a complete myth but it was Stanley Oliver Achilles that he changed his name to. Sorry to be a pedant!Guzzler said:It was a POwtr, Sydney Oscar Achilles. Other must be a myth as the Achilles one prompted changing from "SO..." to "Public Sub Account..." and was before WOs replaced Fleet Chiefs.Capn_Pugwash said:WO Jack Dusty in NELSON, used to serve on the counter in Slops.
Got people who paid by cheque to make the out to SUPPLY OFFICER NELSON - "just put SO NELSON, that will do".
He had a bank account in the Midlands in the name of SO NELSON!
Only did about Â£10K before he got caught, cost him his lump sum, pension and whatever else.