Me recruit training 1973

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

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#5
rivetcounter said:
may i be the first to add ............. proper rifle.
Seconded.

SLR... smerkin tabs.... ferkin nails!!!!
 
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#9
"Gimme a feckin light punk!"
 
#10
Less the putees, that is exactly what I was wearing in Basic training 11 years ago.
 

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#12
Random_Task said:
Sixty said:
I thought they were gaiters.

Is why I asked. Same year as I was born so am not up on what the discerning squaddie was wearing :D
 
#14
And combat trousers that are probably still in service!

msr
 
#17
Wood? Do I see WOOD on that there Elephant gun?

You lucky, lucky b*stid! I never managed to get wooden bits for mine.

Proper job.
 
#18
I hated the SLR....... crappy, but oddly remembered fondly???

VB you look like you've run out of a borstel and hid in a bigger boys locker and robbed his shooter :D
 
#19
Looks dead like my rifle i could hit a farthing from 500yards with it
 

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