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Re: Phil (Flash) Mead

Posted by Smudger on Fri, Jan 20 2017 at 03:17 PM CST:

In Reply to: Phil (Flash) Mead posted by Tony T on Thu, Jan 19 2017 at 04:03 AM CST:

: Obviously you don't remember 'Flash' Graham - Flash by name Flash by nature - Whilst in North Africa he put on a demo of assailing down a hill - he had 6 men holding the rope at the top - & because a lot of the rope was lying on the bottom of the hill he detailed 2 men to pull the rope away so he could have a smooth descent down the rope away from the face of the hill. He told the men at the bottom of the rope to let go when he nodded his head to let the rope go - Flash got hold of the rope to descend nodded his head two men let go of the rope & so did the 6 men at the top ......Flash landed on his back on a large large rock - we all thought he killed himself lying sprawled on this rock - Major McIntosh Coy Comd was ashen face - suddenly Flash got up & shouted obscenities ot the men at the top 'I wasn't talking to you lot' Everybody roared with laughter - Flash by name Flash by nature
RIP Flash thanks for many pleasant memories

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