...more to the point, why are there no budding challengers for his crown these days? Is this a consequence of recent rancid recruitment photos enticing only hipstersthat think uniforms make them look ultra cooowell, or ARRSE becoming more sanitised than a surgeon's khazi ???
Having just read the wiki information, it beggars belief that this person survived basic without being offered around the back of the drill shed,and now this delusional nut job , thinks he can out wit a system that has been in existence for nearly 400 years, IE:- the British army, and its former members. It makes for interesting reading.
"You was one out of five recruites that got almost top marks in every aspec of parachute training......"
After stamping the commendation , Sir Jackson turns to his captain and says, " Wight, McCoy, my son, you 'old the fort, I'm off up the Smoke, the twins 'ave arst me ter read the eulogy at Violet's funeral..... "