1. chuggafugga

    Commonwealth Citizens in the Army Reserve

    As I understand there is no option for Commonwealth citizens in the Army Reserve, which is a shame as I'm sure their is alot of good candidates, whereas the Regular Army takes on a limited number of Commonwealth each years. The wife is well qualified and educated to PhD level and but holds...
  2. Red Hander

    The Forgotten Battle. Netflix 15/10/21

    A Netflix drama focusing in part on the role of British and Commonwealth forces in the capture of Walcheren. I haven't found other posts, hence posting this. Looks interesting and good to see a series featuring the battles in the Netherlands.
  3. N

    Ideas for Remembrance Day 2021

    Hi all, Seeking ideas from the wealth of knowledge that exists here. This year’s remembrance service theme is to recall the sacrifices as well as inspirational stories of service personnel in the lesser known/publicised conflicts that the UK and Commonwealth has been engaged in. This is not...
  4. Smeggers

    The Second World War Illustrated, the second year

    Review: The Second World War Illustrated the second year by Jack Holroyd ISBN: 978 152675 794 4. Published by: Pen & Sword Military Following the disasters of Dunkirk and the fall of France, things looked extremely bleak for Britain and the Commonwealth as they entered the second year of...
  5. M

    The Puritan Princess

    Review by Metellus Cimber II If you are living in seclusion thanks to Covid-19, this fascinating novel should help you to beguile the time until normal life resumes. At 434 pages, including Notes, it is a substantial work. If you enjoyed Daphne du Maurier's Civil War novel, The King's General...
  6. chuggafugga

    Veteran with PTSD who served in Afghanistan faces deportation to Jamaica

    The punch for this fellow, is unlike my friend who was from Mauritius whom served over 5 years and was granted UK cititzenship, is he didn't apply because he "wasn't aware" and didn't seek to sort out his immigration status in the article stipulated here It is a bit of a p*ss take however as...
  7. M

    No more commonwealth recruitment?

    So I noticed a few weeks back that the link is no longer active, what does this mean? Does is mean that the British army is no longer recruiting from commonwealth countries? Need to find answers
  8. Jexmiester

    Commonwealth citizen applying, had to do a medical appeal, time line after?

    I'm not sure if this is the correct place to put this question. I'm a commonwealth citizen who sent in my application in about June/July, had to send in a medical appeal which was accepted in August, they said they'd get back to me shortly with the remainder of th application, that was on August...
  9. R

    Commonwealth Applicant - Post May 13th 2016 MoD ruling

    I am a 32 year old (20 May 1984) commonwealth applicant seeking to join the UK Army from South Africa and would appreciate some guidance from a recruiter on arrse. I am aware that as of the 13th of May 2016, over 400 vacancies divided through 16 roles have opened to overseas commonwealth...