Sat at my desk, I was handed a message to deal with 'FLASH', i wass the first person in England to read of the event, overtime became normal.
42 Commando's padre (Albert) had several water bottles on his webbing that contained various spirits. He was always invited over to your trench / shellscrape for a wet which he added to from his belt.Did we have a padre there too?
I posted all my photos a couple of years back.
here's the link: https://www.arrse.co.uk/community/threads/35-years-ago.263542/post-7911099
Just keep turning the pages...
Just following up on David Cooper, sadly passed on a few years ago and his Obit I think is somewhere in the archives of Arrse.