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redcoat

(formerly) a British soldier
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Freddie "Parrot Face" Davies was another popular Redcoat at the time and other famous names included Jimmy Tarbuck, who worked in Pwllheli during the 1950s, Cliff Richard, Roy Hudd and future 3-2-1 quiz host Ted Rogers.
Yn lle hynny, penderfynodd anelu at fod yn Redcoat yn Butlins.
He then helps his father, Duke Redcoat devise and undertake a daring escape plan to save the local red squirrel community from being infected by the deadly virus carried by the advancing English grey squirrels.
Hudd was a messenger for an advertising agency, a window dresser and a commercial artist before breaking into the entertainment industry in 1958, when he took a summer job as a redcoat at Butlins, Clacton, working alongside Cliff Richard.
Butlins has brought back its original 1936 Redcoat uniform to mark its anniversary.
AS he pulls on the iconic bright red blazer, the memories come flooding back for former Butlins Redcoat Frank McGroarty.
Like a real version of Hi-de-Hi, Sunshine Camp on the Isle of Wight - slogan Gaiety Guaranteed - has a Ted Bovis-type entertainment manager in Buster Brimson, a former Butlins Redcoat.
In a few years Adams went from a small-town lawyer, best known for successfully defending the Redcoat soldiers accused of killing colonists in a riot organized by his cousin Samuel Adams, to the floor leader of pro-independence legislators at the Continental Congress in Philadelphia.
Furthermore, Thomas cannot understand why his mother keeps asking him to watch for whaling boats when she sends him on long, dangerous fishing trips past Redcoat soldiers.
Will meetings be abandoned if the Tote breaks down or a redcoat becomes ill?
And a Negro soldier (strong as a Wagogo warrior and brave as KaMpande, King of the Zulus) aims his rifle at a redcoat while a major points the frailest pink finger ever in danger of being shot off in a revolutionary war.