"Westminster Dragoons: join the finest TA Unit in London"

#1
Well thats what it says in the ad on ARRSE.


http://www.westminsterdragoons.co.uk/



I myself am particularly impressed by the photograph of the fat instructor giving a lesson in the field sans webbing, helmet or weapon. But I think he has a clipboard.
 
#4
A good mate of mine transferred to them; I had a few beers in their mess on a number of occasions.

Overall, they were a good bunch of blokes with an interesting role.

That was a few years ago, mind. I think they still had horses, breastplates and lances.

V!
 
#7
There is also a bunch of gunners you could throw in but I dont want to start that up again :lol: .
 
#10
Others might but I couldnt possible comment. On any conclusions you come to on any statement I ve made .About any unit in
particular . :lol:
 
#12
When it says 'finest' unit, rather like a good bottle of wine. After all, they are cavalry. And the average trooper's age was at one time n-n-n-n-n-ninety five :)
 
#13
Yet another webiste in breach of the DCI, I fear.

msr
 
#14
msr said:
Yet another webiste in breach of the DCI, I fear.
No, it isn't. Neither the WDs nor their parent unit have anything to do with the running of the site. Says so on the home page.

SoftPawn said:
When it says 'finest' unit, rather like a good bottle of wine.
Quite right. The WDs are the "finest" in the sense that they cav and so are best appreciated when accompanied by a haze of port, cigar smoke and ripe cheese.

Although they can hardly trump 21, they are plainly "finer" in the warry sense than the HAC, inasmuch as the WDs have a recent warfighting record.

Finally, regarding this photo:

http://www.westminsterdragoons.co.uk/pages wds/recruitsRTW.htm

No one in that pic is a WD. The perils of copyright infringement. Be warned!
 
#15
Mr Benn said:
msr said:
Yet another webiste in breach of the DCI, I fear.
No, it isn't. Neither the WDs nor their parent unit have anything to do with the running of the site. Says so on the home page.

SoftPawn said:
When it says 'finest' unit, rather like a good bottle of wine.
Quite right. The WDs are the "finest" in the sense that they cav and so are best appreciated when accompanied by a haze of port, cigar smoke and ripe cheese.

Although they can hardly trump 21, they are plainly "finer" in the warry sense than the HAC, inasmuch as the WDs have a recent warfighting record.

Finally, regarding this photo:

http://www.westminsterdragoons.co.uk/pages wds/recruitsRTW.htm

No one in that pic is a WD. The perils of copyright infringement. Be warned!
I was just gonna say that, the instructor in the pic is also wearing a blue beret, so clearly not a WD
 
#16
Mr Benn said:
msr said:
Yet another webiste in breach of the DCI, I fear.
No, it isn't. Neither the WDs nor their parent unit have anything to do with the running of the site. Says so on the home page.

SoftPawn said:
When it says 'finest' unit, rather like a good bottle of wine.
Quite right. The WDs are the "finest" in the sense that they cav and so are best appreciated when accompanied by a haze of port, cigar smoke and ripe cheese.

Although they can hardly trump 21, they are plainly "finer" in the warry sense than the HAC, inasmuch as the WDs have a recent warfighting record.

Finally, regarding this photo:

http://www.westminsterdragoons.co.uk/pages wds/recruitsRTW.htm

No one in that pic is a WD. The perils of copyright infringement. Be warned!
So Chippy you can smell the salt n vinegar :roll: :lol:
 
#17
They are a mighty fine unit as they used to have me in it!!! as for the gunner unit someone mentioned did they win Courage Trophy this year? me thinks not!!!!

Fine unit with lots of fine blokes in it when I graced the cap badge except Jennie who is a big girls blouse!!
 
#18
The-Hog said:
They are a mighty fine unit as they used to have me in it!!! as for the gunner unit someone mentioned did they win Courage Trophy this year? me thinks not!!!!

Fine unit with lots of fine blokes in it when I graced the cap badge except Jennie who is a big girls blouse!!
Thanks hog....

Mind you you only have your self to blame...

After all youtaught me everything i know :)

Jennie

See youon the 10th?
 
#20
The-Hog said:
They are a mighty fine unit as they used to have me in it!!! as for the gunner unit someone mentioned did they win Courage Trophy this year? me thinks not!!!!

Fine unit with lots of fine blokes in it when I graced the cap badge except Jennie who is a big girls blouse!!
But they had to have super sub from the RWY to bail the WD's out!
 

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