dispatch rider

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a messenger who carries military dispatches (usually on a motorcycle)

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Honor Blackman will be reliving her days with leading men Sean Connery in Goldfinger (top) and Patrick Macnee in The Avengers and her work as a dispatch rider.
Frank was a motorcycle dispatch rider in the First World War.
Serving with them, was dispatch rider Brian O'Regan, who later told his son that he "picked up a white-taped aluminum can containing cine reel number one by Sgt.
FORMER motorbike dispatch rider Don Sheppard strolled on to Juno Beach and said: "I never thought I would last five minutes the last time I stood here.
Manslaughter charges against a total of nine photographers and a French press dispatch rider were dropped during the inquiry into the tragedy, as were charges of failing to assist at the scene of an accident.
Root, shot in the chest as a dispatch rider in the First World War, earlier played for Derbyshire and had a team-mate named G.
I was a dispatch rider in the Royal Signals and five of us used to travel from Brussels to holland delivering mail.
After playing football for Radford United and doing National Service as an army dispatch rider, he was married in 1954 to Eva.
Given a choice of roles within the Army, Brenda chose to become a dispatch rider.
He became fluent in Danish, and at the outbreak of World War II was posted to Iceland as dispatch rider with the Northumberland Fusiliers.
From just below their vantage point a coal lorry was laboriously pulling out of the pit yard, at the same time from the Huddersfield direction they saw a military dispatch rider coming at speed, they knew before the accident happened that it was inevitable and the soldier was killed.
Mr Jones, who landed in Normandy as a motorcycle dispatch rider, said: "For people like myself, attending the event without the Queen being there would be a soulless experience.
He was a dispatch rider with the Royal Signals and was posted to Cairo and Baghdad.
His varied list includes working as a dispatch rider, an electrician, a journalist and theatre critic and replacing windows.
But it was rather different for David Goss, who had to avoid a few bombs as a motorcycle dispatch rider in theBirmingham area.