Author Topic: Did anybody here serve in WW1.  (Read 189 times)

brian54

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Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« on: Nov 08, 2018, 10:54:34 PM »
A strange man keeps on coming up to me and he keeps on saying we both served in the army in WW1 and WW2. How could I have served in those wars when I was not born until 1948.

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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #1 on: Nov 08, 2018, 10:59:34 PM »
More evidence that mental health services are failing.  Take no notice of him Brian.  Although you could ask if he's got an army pension....
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brian54

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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #2 on: Nov 08, 2018, 11:12:45 PM »
I seem to attract them. Another man said he was in the army for 20 years then the navy for 20 years then the RAF for another 20 years then the marines for another 20 and then the police for 40 years. He must have a good pension.

Ashy

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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #3 on: Nov 09, 2018, 06:13:05 AM »
Actually nobody served in World War One, because it wasn't called that for years afterwards.
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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #4 on: Nov 09, 2018, 06:17:50 AM »
I seem to attract them. Another man said he was in the army for 20 years then the navy for 20 years then the RAF for another 20 years then the marines for another 20 and then the police for 40 years. He must have a good pension.
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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #5 on: Nov 09, 2018, 09:29:26 AM »
I seem to attract them.
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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #6 on: Nov 09, 2018, 03:17:27 PM »
WW1 Gosh they would be awfully old if still posting on this thread. However, you never know do you?

fortyone

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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #7 on: Nov 09, 2018, 03:18:34 PM »
A minimum of 116 I think. Unless they lied about their height when enlisting.

brian54

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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #8 on: Nov 09, 2018, 03:19:50 PM »
I am not old enough for Ww2.

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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #9 on: Nov 09, 2018, 03:22:51 PM »
I seem to attract them.
Strange that Brian  ;D

brian54

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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #10 on: Nov 09, 2018, 03:25:16 PM »
A minimum of 116 I think. Unless they lied about their height when enlisting.
Do you mean their age.

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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #11 on: Nov 09, 2018, 04:20:27 PM »
No I meant height. It's a pretty ludicrous thing to lie about as is this repeated bullshіt about people who were serving during WW1 still being alive.

Ashy

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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #12 on: Nov 10, 2018, 10:53:12 AM »
I had a dog that served in WW1, but that was a different WW.
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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #13 on: Nov 10, 2018, 12:29:54 PM »



There is a tale here that an old dog would stand at the crossroads and wait for men in uniform.. 'Are you friendly' ? she would ask.. If they said 'Yes'  she would check them out.. She did a lot for the war effort..
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Re: Did anybody here serve in WW1.
« Reply #14 on: Nov 10, 2018, 12:42:04 PM »
Yes those were the days.
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