Dating a soldier
They may have deployed once, or they may have deployed several times over the course of their careers.
I sit down for a beer in the living room of [rank censored] B and his wife L. They are young newlyweds with not quite enough furniture to fill the space, which makes it feel even bigger.
They also found several false Nigerian passports and driving licences.
In July last year Judge Eleri Rees QC told him he had created a “tissue of lies”.
“I think it’s easier in the Army for people to have relationships that are more casual because you move every three years,” B tells me, “If you’re not married to a person, you’re probably not taking them with you.
So, a kind of joke is when you’re asking someone if they’re serious about a relationship you say, ‘Well is she a take-along girl? Do I like this girl enough to take her with me to the next station?