Stoney wrote:I'm flying out to Turkey at 5pm from Luton, if the flight was a little bit later I'd have gone to the game then dashed over to the airport after!
Valid reason Stoney lad, and excused duties for Saturday. But the 'wait and see' boys dithering at the back of the charge who keep listening for the bugler to sound the recall should hang their heads in shame.
We'd stumbled and struggled through the line of orange guns. The colours were tattered, but Trooper Kean still held them proudly aloft. Our shakos and tunics bore the marks of the fight, blood spattered and torn.
Trooper Potter wiped the blood from his sabre while Troopers Rose and Coulthirst still struggled to remove their rusty blades from their scabbards. Onward we thundered, onward, onward.
The colonel turned in his saddle to spur his men on, 'Death or Glory boys, Death or Glory' he roared.
A few at the back with spines of jelly shouted back, 'We're gonna wait and see Colonel, we might catch up later after we've had a cup of tea'.