demobbed


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de·mob

 (dē-mŏb′) Chiefly British
tr.v. de·mobbed, de·mob·bing, de·mobs
To demobilize (armed forces).
n.
Demobilization of armed forces.

demobbed

(diːˈmɒbd)
adj
(Military) informal Brit (of former soldiers) having been released from the armed forces
Translations

demobbed

[diːˈmɒbd] (British) adj [soldier] → démobilisé(e)
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Gib had just been demobbed a few weeks before, and he had his 'demob suit' on.
Beatrice Pearson, known to many as Bette, and husband Brian, both 81, met in Nottingham where he was serving in the Army and after being demobbed, they married and settled in Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street.
On being demobbed, he was snapped up by Rank Studios.
THE Britain that four million demobbed men came home to between the summer of 1945 and the Christmas of 1946 had changed, and the people the servicemen returned to had changed as well.
I didn't get to wear them until I was demobbed in 1946 and I wore them and wore them until they just fell apart.
IT WAS a dark, cold evening when I stepped off the train at Middlesbrough in February 1954, have just been demobbed from the RAF, writes R Ducker, of Northallerton.
But, after they were demobbed, the bosom pals drifted apart.
After being demobbed in 1960, Taff returned to South Wales and became a coal miner for 23 years.
The hype surrounding Fifer Greg Burke's play, which shuttles between the brutal humour of demobbed squaddies in a Fife boozer and the punishing heat of the desert in the "biggest western foreign-policy disaster ever", has never been unjustified.
Our sergeant was demobbed and Alan was posted to replace him and we stayed together until my demob a little before him, in September 1957.
When Phil was demobbed, he and Sybil started the formation dancing and used to travel all over the country to competitions which would have been my dream but by this time at 17, I met my future husband at a dance in the City Hall and when we married we moved into the Vale.