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Another case of a phony veteran
Jack Livesey claimed he was in the Parachute regiment of the British Army, did five tours of duty in Northern Ireland, and won a military medal. He was a guest of honor at the 25th anniversary commemorations of the Falklands War.

But the British Ministry of Defense says, "Jack Livesey (DOB 15/05/54) only served in the British Army in the Army Catering Corps from December 1971 until April 1974."

Livesey also claims he was a miltary adviser to Saving Private Ryan, though he wasn't paid a fee which is why, he says, there was never any public acknowledgment of his help. [BBC News]
Posted by The Curator on Fri Jul 03, 2009

I dunno, I think that sometimes serving in the RLC could count as practically being combat. . .especially when the food-fights start. . .
Posted by Accipiter  on  Fri Jul 03, 2009  at  11:15 PM
Posted by daveprime  in  Deep in the sticks...*yay internet!!*  on  Sat Jul 04, 2009  at  09:26 AM
Whatever Jack Livesey say,it is true that he served in British Army for a period.
Posted by Jess Holroyd  on  Tue Jul 07, 2009  at  01:55 AM
Aye, and I was in the Cub Scouts for a year. Doesn't make me Lord Baden Powell. Ya daftie.
Posted by Frank  on  Mon Jul 20, 2009  at  10:40 AM
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