I vaguely remember a black guy in Hohne nicknamed Cilla.At snow queen in 1977, one of our 4 instructors was as black as Newgates knocker, affectionately known to one and all as "Snowy" held in great affection by the boys and girls of BFES and the teachers alike. Top bloke
You know you have arrived when the CO uses your nicknameIn 2RTR, we had a Clutchbolt, a very skinny Medic Dracula. A long serving Provost Sgt was "Sheriff".
A lad of Polish ancestry with an unpronounceable surname, he had two name tags on his coveralls, even the Colonel called him by it.. "Fred". A legend in the Regt went by the name "The Mong".
Had a fellow trainee called Metho. Short for methylated spirits.Did anyone have a token black fella in their squadron? Did he have a nickname?
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