As in the film, hero Jerry is a demobbed
GI who stays in France to try and make it as a painter and falls in love with a local girl.
Hero Jerry is a demobbed
GI who stays in France to try to make it as a painter, falling in love with a local girl.
Tom Sherbourne (Fassbender) becomes lighthouse keeper off the coast of Western Australia, meeting and marrying witty, beautiful Isabel (Alicia Vikander).
It is a pleasant memory for me that I was accepted so marvellously as a wedding photographer being a Polish demobbed
soldier, not to mention my late Huddersfield born and bred wife that she married me without any hesitation and the fantastic life we had together.
The pair ended up getting married in Germany as Rita turned 20, and Leonard was shortly afterward posted back to England in 1963, where he was demobbed
from the Army.
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.
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.