He then told stunned MPs: "I'm in a rather happy demob
On leaving his native island after demob
, he joined the Metropolitan Police force until he retired.
The old friends, who did National Service in the RAF, were trying to track down Ian Stuart Grant to invite him to a 50th demob
anniversary reunion in Scotland in September.
After service I ended up in Egypt as a regimental sign aller in the Army before being returned to UK for demob
That night in the NAAFI, the passengers due to fly out were celebrating their forthcoming demob
After his demob
in 1954 he returned to the Liverpool area.
I lost lots of pals at Dunkirk, The Western Desert, Salerno, Monte Cassino and Anzio during my time from 1939 until demob
, he became a gun tester at the BSA, where he worked until retirement.
Angry SNP MSP Mike Russell said: "The best one can say of his performance is that the minister is demob
Harvey said: "Everyone is demob
happy at this time of year because you either know you are going down or not and I think the only people who have got any vested interest at the moment are the people at the bottom.
When I arrived at New Street Station 40 years ago after serving nearly five years overseas, struggling in my demob
suit, a volunteer taxi came out of the shadows and took me on my journey home, refusing payment and wishing me all the best.
Bill put his army service to good use since, on demob
, he joined the BSA as a gun tester where he worked up until retirement.