Congratulations, indeed. And Orderly Officers make sure you're wearing your drinking boots at midnight!
I think there might be two these days! As both battalions celebrate the day.
In Gib a while ago, RSM 1Queen's said to young soldier lining the route between the two messes, 'Why are you here soldier?'
Reply 'Dunno, Sir.'
RSM wincing 'It's fcuking Sobraon Day, boy, that's why! Do you know what Sobraon Day is?'
Boy 'Who's Sir Brian, Sir?'
I hope not or his speech will be embarrassing (never forget it was the sheiks we were fighting not the Sikhs). The best advice given to me was âonly sip till you have entertain us all, then fill your bootsâ.