Ha ha, So some things never change - only in Salop that is!SteveR wrote:Actually.... he has! At least the successors of the KSLI locally, which are 6 Rifles. (thumbs)The Spanish Biker wrote:Shame the lad isn't enrolled in the Kings Shropshire Light Infantry whose barracks on the Copthorne road in Salop was deserted every harvest time ... :whistle:SteveR wrote:Pondering the Plan B options Will Got to resolve the issue of a farm sitter, possibly my lad if he is handy, to help the better half!
Might be the Vara, as Teruel is a big old way
He first met some of "his" Platoon a couple of weeks ago, then went playing Soldiers in the Beacons and guess what? It rained.... :laugh: I told him to be glad it wasnt bloody snowing...
Inevitably there are some "farm boys" from North Shropshire in the complement!! :laugh:
I didn't know anyone who joined the KSLI when I left school but years later had a pal - now RIP - who joined up instead of going down the pits. I guess he was a bit of a square peg as he go transferred from the Durhams to the KSLI - this would be in the mid-sixties - and couldn't believe the atmosphere, nor understand what anyone said - a mutual feeling ...