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When We Were Very Young


Something different, thought it might be worth a whirl to see if there was any interest, I don't look much like this now.



War Hero
.................I don't look like this anymore either !


Lantern Swinger
I would love to participate, but I don't have any pics of me younger than 18 on my com...and I'd still be distinctly recognisable :neutral:


War Hero
Book Reviewer
Warcop ... eeeeuuuurrrrrgggghhhhhhh ((((((shudder)))))))

Note LMG's firing in the background.

As you can see, i was partaking of "Background Activities". These mainly consisted of smoking and freezing to death.

Bad CO

NI gloves & 58 pattern webbing. What is the opposite of ally?

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War Hero
Book Reviewer
You could've practiced un-packing and re-packing your (comically named) 'large pack' :thumbright:

The one we had to fit all this in you mean? (Not counting sleeping bag, roll matt and a few other things)



War Hero
The SLR kit on there brings back some memories mate, along with the uber comfy tin lid!

And were you also made to stand stag with a pick helve rather than weapon? I often wondered what the flying fcuk I was supposed to do with that if anything were to kick off.

Pick Helve and a Bardic lamp, back then 42 had an old wooden fence around it, with stiles so the ramblers could use the right of way through the camp! :grin:


War Hero
It must be Bootneck gear because it can't be Army kit. If you look in the top, right quarter there appears some sort of dhoby kit (next to the make-up set).

MMMmmm, fruit AB :love4:
Dear mother of fucking God..... What's with the extremely large Beanie.... did you double up as bennie hill when off stag?

Anyway, I was going to post a fit young and handsome me at about 17 with some army chick in a skirt but fucked if I can resize the photo to fit, jeez it's like the crypton factor.

AND....AND.....AND...... A FUCKING BIC RAZOR............ Go to the nearest corner Blackrat and repeat 100 times... " I sir, am a dirty, smelly pongo" :)
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