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Old 14th Dec 2018, 21:10
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Originally Posted by James Blatch View Post
Q4:

Drinking on a dead manís tab in the evening of a loss.

Sorry for the unhappy subject.

Does anyone recall if this was a common tradition in the 1960s and earlier? I understand it may originate in the RN, but I am not sure if this would have been the case in the RAF in 1966?
Not that I recall, but then we managed to be away each time a 9 Sqn Vulcan crashed.
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