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Soldier jailed for five years for selling comrades' medals | UK news | guardian.co.uk
Is the criminal a sick man in need of help or just an oxygen thief ?
Given the pattern of offences I must go for the second option.
Presumably the buyers are known and can be traced via fleabay, hopefully they can get their gongs back...
So 3stripedwoodenheads real name is Gordon!!!!, the plot thickens.....
Hope so - they've bought stolen goods after all.
"Hill, 38, who has twice been court martialled for stealing from comrades, was found guilty of eight counts of theft or burglary and 12 counts of fraud.
Judge Field expressed surprise that the married father was still in the army when he stole the medals, given his previous offences. The court heard that he was now in the process of being discharged from the army"
How the fcuk has he made SSGT with this record???? Hope he got a good kicking before being arrested.
They have indeed. However, there are some countries, such as Switzerland, where you can break the 'chain' of title or true ownership and, therefore ignore any such claims !
Let's hope that doesn't actually happen !
This is disgusting. Eight soldiers medals and he only made seven grand! I'd have got at least ten grand for them!
3 Yorks by the look of it - somebody correct me if I'm wrong.
The BBC report yesterday stated Duke of Lancasters Regiment but we know how accurate the BBC can be.
He's s cunt of the highest order but 5 years? The MPs who fleeced the tax payers for much more got a fraction of that as do benefit cheats and junkies who steal considerably more again and get community service? Not sticking up for him he deserves the nick. Just curious about the time given.
Warminster rag said he was posted in with 3 Yorks, but maybe his mess victims were a mixed bunch.
How TF did this guy remain a SNCO?
"The jury was also told Hill had been court martialled twice in the past for taking things from other soldiers.
In 1998 he stole a bank card from a friends room in barracks before using it, and in 2005 he took a junior rankings car. "
Here's the BBC report from yesterday >> BBC News - Wiltshire-based sergeant jailed for stealing medals
Definitely states Duke of Lancasters Regiment.
Separate names with a comma.