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Synonyms for demob

retire from military service

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The demob wagon rolled again and many of us, myself included, went home in 1948.
On leaving his native island after demob, he joined the Metropolitan Police force until he retired.
My late husband, on demob from HM Forces - who, by the way served years in a PoW camp - for people like S L to live in a free world, returned to work in 1946 as a plumber.
It was a nice, fine October day when demob group 59 came up.
A demob tent will open and the grand finale will be a Victory in Europe and Victory in Japan concert
With a Flanagan and Allen selection, demob sweethearts such as Alma Cogan, Ruby Murray, Doris Day and Lena Horne, a singalong with George Formby and his ukulele and bees buzzing with Liverpool's own Arthur Askey, the entire afternoon is likely to be one of sheer nostalgia.
We made suits for men leaving the armed forces - demob suits, we called them.
They trailed from interview to interview, dressed in their demob suits and shoes and perhaps wearing the trilby hat that was part of the standard issue.
On demob, I worked in plant fitting for the next 20 or so years.
A line-up of eight bands, including Demob and Outlaw, will play in the clubhouse of Ashington Football Club at its Portland Park ground.
On March 2, 1960, he was flying home from Germany for demob when his plane stopped at Prestwick Airport to refuel.
BLUNDERING John Prescott yesterday admitted he was demob happy at the idea of getting out of Government.
The old friends, who did National Service in the RAF, were trying to track down Ian Stuart Grant to invite him to a 50th demob anniversary reunion in Scotland in September.
Peter Davies, defending, said Morgan had found life back in Bargoed unexciting after his demob. ``He served two terms in Northern Ireland, was held hostage for two weeks in Bosnia and when he got back to South Wales found his marriage had broken down.'' Judge Christopher Llewellyn-Jones said he had to sentence the former soldier on the basis of his guilty plea to a charge of possessing class A drugs with intent to supply them - after Morgan claimed he only sold the drugs to friends and acquaintances.
Upon my demob, I married a young lady from Cheshire in 1948.