Just mates

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Action and Adventure  |  House: Booksie Classic
I went to work at the railways and met up with two interesting mates.
We did everything together, and nothing could part us.

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In the Nottingham rail yard.

Submitted: June 28, 2017

In this chapter I meet up with two chaps from Nottingham. We worked together at the railyard cleaning trains. From that moment on we kept together along with our girlfriends.
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Holidays, joining the army.

Submitted: June 28, 2017

Things were going well for all of us until Bill came up with idea of joining the army. The girls weren't pleased when they heard of it. Read Chapter

Germany, Holland

Submitted: June 30, 2017

After finishing training camp, all three of us, Terry, Bill and myself got posted to the same regiment in Germany; not far from the Dutch border. Read Chapter

Marriage, postings to Singapore

Submitted: July 10, 2017

Not long after, my marriage came about, that of Bill as well. Then all three of us were posted to Singapore. Read Chapter

Marriages, postings to Singapore.

Submitted: July 10, 2017

Our stay in Singapore was great. It had now come to an end and it was time to return to England and then to Germany.
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Back to Germany. End of Service

Submitted: July 16, 2017

Time crept up slowly and let us know that we could no longer stay in the army.
We had done our time, every one of us enjoyed it, even the wives and kids. But the army is not easy, anyone will tell you that. You have to be fit, able, courageous, and very much determined. Read Chapter

Going in to retirement

Submitted: August 15, 2017


I was very pleased with this job at the high school, but I was amazed that I managed to hold out for so long. I kept myself out of trouble; and I gave all that I had in me without holding back.
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