Now I don't normally go in for the Walt stuff. It's the most done to death subject on the Army Rumour Service website, but this really troubled me. I was out with my brother having a pint the other night and there was this old bloke at the bar with a couple of other coffin dodgers who appeared to be hanging on his every word. He'd clearly been at some sort of reunion as he was massively be-blazered and be-gonged. It was then I heard it. Cheeky old cu-nt claimed to have been killed at Imjin. I let it go for a couple of minutes. I hadn't seen my brother for a while and didn't want to get into a verbal with a stranger. I then overheard him say, "Yeah, the Cromwell I was driving took a direct artillery hit which blew the bug-ger to pieces. They didn't even find my head." The two old fogeys he was with were lapping it up, but I promptly put my pint down and confronted him. I asked him the obvious question that, if he'd been killed, how come he was here in the Clarence, enjoying a pint. He wouldn't back down though. He got out a picture of his war grave and everything, said his wife had mourned him for five years before marrying one of his old oppos, and then he put me right back in my box, "Right then, you gobby little cu-nt, if i'm not dead, how come my name is on the memorial in Todmorden? Eh! Eh!" Obviously i'd got the wrong end of the stick. I apologised profusely and promised to lay flowers, next time I was passing his grave. It's been bugging me since, though. He only looked about 30. Has anybody else had any experience of making this sort of mistake, when doubting someone who claims to have been dead for 59 years?