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Forum: Off topic 17-04-15, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Hussar100
Thank you so much for your thoughtful response. ...

Thank you so much for your thoughtful response. That was indeed what we were trying to do. Unfortunately we lost dad when we were very young and my brother, just 18 months younger than I, can't...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-04-15, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,511
Posted By Hussar100
We were only ever there to lend dignity to what...

We were only ever there to lend dignity to what would otherwise have just been a brawl. :p
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 16-04-15, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,511
Posted By Hussar100
Ex-QDG eh?

Ex-QDG eh?
Forum: Off topic 16-04-15, 05:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,155
Posted By Hussar100
I'm bumping this thread because, after some...

I'm bumping this thread because, after some months waiting, I've finally resolved my medal issue. A complete set was donated FOC by a member here who I can't thank enough. After removing previously...
Forum: Off topic 16-04-15, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,238
Posted By Hussar100
On the contrary, but what they didn't know will...

On the contrary, but what they didn't know will never hurt them.
Forum: Off topic 15-04-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,238
Posted By Hussar100
I got let out at weekends. :p

I got let out at weekends. :p
Forum: Off topic 15-04-15, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,238
Posted By Hussar100
And carpet burns on the knees indicate a great...

And carpet burns on the knees indicate a great night - at least that's what I remember :confused:
Forum: Off topic 15-04-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,238
Posted By Hussar100
This reminds me of the old tale that whiskey...

This reminds me of the old tale that whiskey distillers used carpet in their process because everytime you drank their product you woke up with the taste of carpet in the mouth.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 29-03-15, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By Hussar100
You may find this report useful ...

You may find this report useful

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2739360/Millions-spent-advertising-campaign-help-boost-Army-Reserve-just-140-recruits-join-six-months.html
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-03-15, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,635
Posted By Hussar100
I would doubt they had sir as I'm pretty sure it...

I would doubt they had sir as I'm pretty sure it would have been a reserved occupation.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 26-03-15, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By Hussar100
Yes, they've just been formed. I think it's in...

Yes, they've just been formed. I think it's in keeping with an increase in the size of the TA.
Forum: Off topic 26-03-15, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,037
Posted By Hussar100
I don't understand why people get so upset about...

I don't understand why people get so upset about the slightest wee thing. Anyway, the thread is about the appalling treatment handed down to a former king of our nation.

I'm pleased to note that...
Forum: Off topic 26-03-15, 01:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,037
Posted By Hussar100
It was widespread in my time. Bear in mind these...

It was widespread in my time. Bear in mind these are terms of endearment, not insults. I noted, speaking to the occasional sailor that they did it too.
Forum: Off topic 25-03-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,037
Posted By Hussar100
I'm sorry you feel that way. It's an old habit...

I'm sorry you feel that way. It's an old habit from the army.
Forum: Off topic 25-03-15, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,903
Posted By Hussar100
Prisoner of the Rising Sun...

Prisoner of the Rising Sun (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Prisoner-Rising-Sun-Stanley-Wort/dp/1848840039) by Stanley Wort
Hardback

Bought from Amazon for one penny plus 2.85 P&P

This is one man's...
Forum: Off topic 25-03-15, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,037
Posted By Hussar100
I'm not exactly sure of where but I believe there...

I'm not exactly sure of where but I believe there is a blood connection between Elizabeth II and the Plantaganets. It's my understanding it comes through Victoria as a member of the Hanoverian...
Forum: Off topic 25-03-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,037
Posted By Hussar100
Sorry to be a bit pedantic mate but Aunty Betty...

Sorry to be a bit pedantic mate but Aunty Betty doesn't belong to the House of Saxe-Coburg Gotha. When she married Phil the Greek there was a choice to be made and she chose to proclaim herself and...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 24-03-15, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,625
Posted By Hussar100
Nope, it was other outfits too. I well remember...

Nope, it was other outfits too. I well remember attending a wedding as part of the honour guard. It was at the Garrison Chapel in Munster. The incumbent unit was 3LI. My mate and me went into the...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-03-15, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,625
Posted By Hussar100
Replace GSC with "all other corps".

Replace GSC with "all other corps".
Forum: Off topic 23-03-15, 05:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,037
Posted By Hussar100
I'm sure there are some who feel that way but...

I'm sure there are some who feel that way but there are enough of us interested citizens of the country to keep the flag flying.



I thought they were Yeomanry.

EDIT: I checked the cap...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-03-15, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,625
Posted By Hussar100
My own experience is from the modern army too...

My own experience is from the modern army too however, albeit not post Options for Change. But as a cavalryman I am very cognisant of the fact that we did things differently; sometimes in a way...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-03-15, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,625
Posted By Hussar100
I can see the rationale and experience behind...

I can see the rationale and experience behind your opinion. Mine differs somewhat because of conflicting experience. In our mob you'd find a lot of young RP's and not necessarily roughie toughie...
Forum: Off topic 23-03-15, 01:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,037
Posted By Hussar100
I think Leicester was the right place to bury...

I think Leicester was the right place to bury him. He's not going to be the only monarch who's not interred at Westminster Abbey, by a long chalk.

Just my opinion of course. Some of which...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 23-03-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,625
Posted By Hussar100
Without disrespect I would like to take issue...

Without disrespect I would like to take issue with you over my highlighted wording. It would be my opinion that RP appointments were and are a test bed for young troopers who are being investigated...
Forum: Other Military Topics 22-03-15, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,227
Posted By Hussar100
I see your point. Hastings does normally make...

I see your point. Hastings does normally make sweeping statements without considering such happenings. It's one of the reasons why I always check his facts twice. In general he does have a point...
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