It should send a signal to all those still serving that your govt (of whichever colour) thinks fcuk all of you.
Get out of it what you can, and never feel guilty/shamed/a sense of duty into doing anything you feel uncertain of.
In those days it was just do as your told --no thoughts of future consequences . Mind you nobody knew any better anyway
to say don't --atomic warfare and its beginnings.
Mind you I remember being offered a couple of weeks at the chemical warfare place for an extra two weeks leave .
Open to all three services to test ways of treating the common cold/flu [that was the words on the label anyway]