They threw them in gaol?Mid to late 1941 and it is Yom Kippur, the most solemn fast day of the year in the Jewish calendar. Abu Loofkar is in his platoon's room at Assaye barracks in Tidworth, reading his prayers. The rest of the battalion have fallen in for pay parade. However, The paymaster sends an NCO to fetch AL since he has to be issued his pay. "I don't want it" AL tells the NCO, but the paymaster insisted, and down AL had to come.
Did the army have a set procedure for a squaddie that doesn't want to be paid?