Famous ex members

The great Arthur Lowe was a former soldier of D (DLOY) SQN RMLY


This got me thinking has anyone else got any famous people that used to serve in their regiments surely nobody can top capt Mannering as a previous squaddie. Give it your best shot but they have to be pretty impressive to out do capt Mainwaring.

ps I always wondered where our trainers got there tactics lessons from!
Siegfried Sassoon, Robert Graves, Ken Barlow, Desmond Llewellyn ...............
Geoffrey Woolley VC

First TA VC of WW1 IIRC?
Bambi said:
Siegfried Sassoon, Robert Graves, Ken Barlow, Desmond Llewellyn ...............
Ken Barlow?
I knew his "Uncle" Albert went over the top with the Manchester Regiment as did Nora Batty's husband Joe from Last of the Summer Wine; but Ken Barlow just reminds me of one of those winging nigs that thinks a regimental bath is some kind of torture!
Richard Holmes was CO of 2 Wessex "back in the day"
Billy connelly joined the (TA) parachute regiment... :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
Pat Morley - what a guy! Oh and Norman Wisdom too - Both Chunks
darbs said:
hahaha dont you just love it when people shoot there mouth off trying to be smart with out even reading the title of the thread lol Knobers!
Who are you calling a Knober [sic]?

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