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|LCpl of Bar. Leo Sayer QGR|
- Leo Francis Chipperton Sayer was born in Torremolinos on 23rd April 1947, to Ronnie Biggs (later an actor in Trainspotting) and Lady Penelope from Thunderbirds. During the great Stalinist purges of the 1950's, his family were forced to flee Spain and they ended up in Manchester. When Sayer had to report for National Service in 1965, he requested to join the Band of the Light Brigade, and attended training at Kneller Hall, in the shadow of the great sport stadium, Wembley.
- He failed to pass out, not due to poor musical ability, but because he wasn't limp-wristed enough to be a bandie. Having 18 months of National Service still to complete, Pte Sayer transferred to the Queens Ganja Rifles. The QGR were quick to capitalise on Sayer's qualities where he was quickly promoted to the honorary rank of Lance Corporal of Barnets; a mainly ceremonial role that involves volumising, nutrileum, nourishment and manageability.
- Although Sayer enjoyed his time in the British Army, he felt it stunted his artistic bent, and returned to civilian life in early 1968 after a horrific wanking accident in Belize. In the words of the QGR CO on his discharge papers "You'll never make it in Civvy Strasse." How right he was. Details of his second career can be found here.
- Leo Sayer is remembered by all who served with him as a man with an epic appetite for beer, often could he be seen drinking solidly from lunchtime on a Friday until 0300 Monday. It is because of this that his name is immortalized as a by-word for "All Day Sesh."
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