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Proud to call myself a veteran of the British Army

Posted in Uncategorized on August 20, 1979 by vic

At the tender age of 17 I enlisted at the Army Careers Office (Leeds) into the Junior Leader’s Regiment Royal Artillery…

Script note:  5th July 2012.  

18 years 254 days later I left the service  following a serious accident in which I suffered serious multiple injuries…

Today… 33 years on I would still lay down my life for Queen and Country and will remember daily those men & women who have paid the ultimate price to protect peace.  We will be forever in their debt; and THEY, will be FOREVER in or thoughts and prayers.