Me recruit training 1973

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  1. Just found this pic of me recruit training in 1973...take it away lads, do your worst :D
     

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  2. may i be the first to add ............. proper rifle.
     
  3. Looks like a FAG!
     
  4. Sixty

    Sixty LE Moderator Book Reviewer
    1. ARRSE Cyclists and Triathletes

    Puttees?
     
  5. Seconded.

    SLR... smerkin tabs.... ferkin nails!!!!
     
  6. Hand on the trigger?...naughty boy!
     
  7. I thought they were gaiters.
     
  8. Puttees was for poofs us men wore Gaiters :)
     
  9. "Gimme a feckin light punk!"
     
  10. Less the putees, that is exactly what I was wearing in Basic training 11 years ago.
     
  11. Colour photos? Back then?

    I wasn't even born
     
  12. Sixty

    Sixty LE Moderator Book Reviewer
    1. ARRSE Cyclists and Triathletes


    Is why I asked. Same year as I was born so am not up on what the discerning squaddie was wearing :D
     
  13. Cam cream doesn't go up your arm, incase your sleaves roll up. Who taught you...Pte Mike Golden, Depot para?
     
  14. msr

    msr LE

    And combat trousers that are probably still in service!

    msr
     
  15. Belt kit should be no further away than 1metre! thrash the crow bag!