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Roll on death, demob's too far away!!


The above turned out to be a lie.

Yesterday (February 7th) was the 50th anniversary of my last day in The Mob.

After a hearty breakfast we collected our kit, or what was left of it, and took the bus from Innsworth to Gloucester station. We had lunch in a pub near the station and took the 2 o'clock train to London. I travelled with John Godbold(?) on the tube from Paddington to Liverpool Street. I last saw him going off to catch his train to Ipswich while I waited for the tube to Plaistow.

To all those who left The Mob on 7th February 1957 my best wishes. I salute you all!!

2748023 LAC Garnell, T.J. a.k.a. The Russians' Worst Nightmare

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Godbold is quite a common name in the Ipswich area Tom, I live 4 miles out of the Town Centre, but we have a road two blocks away called Godbold Close, these are all named after local folk.

Isn't it amazing how you can recall something from 50 years ago to the nth detail but sometimes can't recall what happened a week ago!

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It's called old age. My wife goes a bit potty at times when I can't remember something she's just told me. I tell her it's a man thing, we can't multitask. How can I be expected to remember something when I'm thinking about something else that happened 50 plus years ago, life was a lot more interesting then!!

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Any more memories.............

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A 'hearty breakfast' at Innsworth ....???

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I say now roll on death, half terms too far away.

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