While working with the Yanks I was put on a course with one. Hi I'm ExREME what's your name?He replied I'm Sgt Tank. I told him Brits didn't do rank so his first name or nickname. He replied Herman, laughing I told him that was a top nickname to which he said, its my Christian name man
Looking at that photograph, that must have been around the time that the world was slowly evolving from Black & White into glorious colour.
To keep things more or less on topic, we had a lad at 7 Sigs called "Gluebag", so called because someone once wandered into his room to find him with a carrier bag over his head, whilst sniffing a tube of Mr Bostik's finest.