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My father seated far left went on to be a Physical Training Instructor in the army and achieved the rank of w/o 2 [warrant officer]. This was taken in the early days of his training in Aldershot Hampshire , UK.
Sadly his phyisical training didn’t rub off on me!.

Aldershot, Hampshire, UK.

I am a 53 year old ageing Hippy with a love of nature . A romantic at heart but sadly single. I used to be a decorator but since my father became ill I have given up my business to care for him full time . When I have time to myself I like nothing more than to get out into the woods or the countryside and capture the sights around me. I hope you enjoy seeing what I see. Thanks for viewing. Kind regards Mark.

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  • Lynne Prestebak
    Lynne Prestebakover 4 years ago

    Love it, Mark!

  • Thanks Lynne, fine figures of fighting men. They must be in their 80’s now. It would be great if someone recognises them self.

    – relayer51

  • klikker
    klikkerover 4 years ago

    Great old photo Mark. My old man was in the Army for 22 years and his physique didnt rub off on me either mate so I wouldnt worry about it. Nick:))

  • The middle age spread is spreading!!. The only physical training I still do and I might say I am very good at is the vertical bar. I can raise a pint with my right arm with ease, there is hardly a sign of strain on my face. This is all good training for the beer festival at the end of the month. Cheers! , mark.

    – relayer51

  • Jurmale
    Jurmaleover 4 years ago

    Perfect old photo again,Mark!! Where are you there?

  • I was not even a twinkle in my Fathers eye when this was taken , in fact I didn’t arrive for another nine years. It was great to find this old photo of dad in his youth. thanks Paul.

    – relayer51

  • jazzdevil
    jazzdevilover 4 years ago

  • Samohsong
    Samohsongalmost 4 years ago

    Great old capture!

  • Many thanks Sam, Funny you should comment on this picture today. I have just an hour ago come back from the training school shown in the picture. I took my Father on a trip down memory lane, He’s 85 now but remembered all about the school and his Army stories. Great fun had by all. Kind regards mark.

    – relayer51

  • Samohsong
    Samohsongalmost 4 years ago

    That is great Mark! Bless you! You’re a good son!

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