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"john boy"
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PostSubject: famous people    11/10/2013, 19:39

Thinking caps on lads. Right then ....Who in the world of sport or entertainment can you think of that served in the forces and the went on to world fame ? A starter for 10

Yes that guy Chris Akabusi

.......Was he a scaly back?

OH OF COURSE MY AVATAR how silly of me
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    11/10/2013, 20:30

Well, there was 'enry Cooper.
( Akabusi was RCT, I think).

David Niven
Pam Ayres.
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    11/10/2013, 20:39

According to his wiki page, Akabusi joined the signals in 1975 before transferring to the PT corps in 1981.
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    11/10/2013, 20:40

brum wrote:
Well, there was 'enry Cooper.
( Akabusi was RCT, I think).

David Niven
Pam Ayres.
.......??? what was she in then?
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    11/10/2013, 20:43

john boy wrote:
brum wrote:
Well, there was 'enry Cooper.
( Akabusi was RCT, I think).

David Niven
Pam Ayres.
.......??? what was she in then?
The Para's...
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    11/10/2013, 20:43

brum wrote:
Well, there was 'enry Cooper.
( Akabusi was RCT, I think).

David Niven
Pam Ayres.
Our enry, ex RAOC.
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    11/10/2013, 20:46

Wilf wrote:
john boy wrote:
brum wrote:
Well, there was 'enry Cooper.
( Akabusi was RCT, I think).

David Niven
Pam Ayres.
.......??? what was she in then?
The Para's...
The Para's.... your having me on
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    11/10/2013, 20:50

john boy wrote:
Wilf wrote:
john boy wrote:
brum wrote:
Well, there was 'enry Cooper.
( Akabusi was RCT, I think).

David Niven
Pam Ayres.
.......??? what was she in then?
The Para's...
The Para's.... your having me on
No honest she was a 2 Para pathfinder before her career came to an abrupt end when she injured herself during SAS selection !
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    11/10/2013, 20:52

john boy wrote:
brum wrote:
Well, there was 'enry Cooper.
( Akabusi was RCT, I think).

David Niven
Pam Ayres.
.......??? what was she in then?
Pam Ayres was in the WRAF.
I had a Granny in the SAS, Excused Jumps. geek 
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    11/10/2013, 20:54

Wilf wrote:
According to his wiki page, Akabusi joined the signals in 1975 before transferring to the PT corps in 1981.
He told me he was RCT.
I don't know, you can't trust anybody these days !
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    11/10/2013, 21:22


Peter Butterworth Lt Commander R N
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    11/10/2013, 22:31

brum wrote:
john boy wrote:
brum wrote:
Well, there was 'enry Cooper.
( Akabusi was RCT, I think).

David Niven
Pam Ayres.
.......??? what was she in then?
Pam Ayres was in the WRAF.
I had a Granny in the SAS, Excused Jumps.  geek 
What was her excuse then .... flower 
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    11/10/2013, 22:31

Pam was RAF..Did a stint at RAF Seleter
Chris was R. Signals until he got flung out..Far to fit to be a scaley..
Norman Wisdom was R Signals
Gordon was R Signals..

Barnes Wallis was RA....According to Shelldrake..
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    11/10/2013, 22:33

Quote :
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john boy wrote:

brum wrote:
Well, there was 'enry Cooper.
( Akabusi was RCT, I think).

David Niven
Pam Ayres.
.......??? what was she in then?
Pam Ayres was in the WRAF.
I had a Granny in the SAS, Excused Jumps. geek

What was her excuse then .... flower
A STD??????
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    12/10/2013, 00:07

Norman Wisdom ..

Len Payne

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PostSubject: Re: famous people    12/10/2013, 07:37

Dame Kelly Holmes (Ex RCT and RAPTC).

Roger Moore (Ex RASC)

James Blunt (Ex HCR)

Frank Carson (Ex Para)

Billy Connolly (Ex Para TA)
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    12/10/2013, 10:34

Jimmy Edwards-RAF, Pilot

But if we are not talking about Brits ,what about-

Some geyser called Reagan-US Navy?
Presley-US Army?

The list is endless
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    12/10/2013, 11:53

Tommy Cooper, he was in one of them Donkey Walloper mobs.
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    12/10/2013, 12:31

brum wrote:
Wilf wrote:
According to his wiki page, Akabusi joined the signals in 1975 before transferring to the PT corps in 1981.
He told me he was RCT.
I don't know, you can't trust anybody these days !
Actually Brum, I'm sure I remember years ago someone telling me he was RCT, maybe he was. Wiki isn't always right.
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    12/10/2013, 12:49

Harry Secombe Ex Royal Artillery

Peter Sellers Ex RAF

Bernard Cribbins Ex Parachute Regiment

Richard Todd Ex Parachute Regiment

Michael Caine Ex Royal Regiment of Fusileers

Alec Guinness Ex Royal Navy

Eric Sykes Ex RAF
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    12/10/2013, 16:02

L/Bdr (Spike) Milligoon seems to have been overlooked by all participants. scratch 
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    12/10/2013, 16:12

Spike Milligan (Ex RA)
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    12/10/2013, 17:12

I've just posted that Carruthers, pay attention will you !
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    12/10/2013, 19:23

bobby charlton , duncan edwards , enery cooper and bruvver , tommy bruce the pop singer wiv the gravel voice [aint misbehaving fame ] and myself . all raoc , ginger
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PostSubject: Re: famous people    12/10/2013, 19:24

the kray bruvvers , royal fusiliers .
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