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Old 07-11-2012, 03:37 PM #1
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Default "They Don't Like It Up Em'" actor Clive Dunn Dies at 92

He Had a Long Run
he died in Portugal

"Dunn died in Portugal on
7th November 2012
from complications following
an operation which took place
earlier in that week."


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20239694


Clive back in 1973
He played a Older Man.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clive_Dunn



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used to love this when i was a kid, "it's grandad, charlie quick"

and of course the classic song
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Lightbulb Dunn as Jones .....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lance-Corporal_Jack_Jones

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Jones was born in 1870 in Walmington-on-Sea, and he joined the army as a drummer boy in 1884. Thereafter, he served in five military campaigns — the Gordon Relief Expedition to the Sudan (1884–1885), the Anglo-Egyptian Reconquest of the Sudan (1896–1899), the Boer War (1899–1901) and the First World War (1914–1918). During his service on the Western Front, he was known as the Mad Bomber, due to his inclination to throw grenades madly. He was discharged from the army in 1916. He also once formed part of a Guard of Honour for Queen Victoria. Occasionally he mentions fighting the Pathans in the North-West Frontier (he is probably referring to either the Second or the Third Anglo-Afghan War).

In many episodes, Jones fondly recalls his participation in the Battle of Omdurman in the Sudan, facing the "Fuzzy Wuzzies" under the command of General Kitchener. As an aged veteran, he is extremely fond of bayonet warfare, and usually meets any queries about this with the assertion that "they don't like it up 'em".

Jones is seen throughout the series wearing his ribbon bars which recognise his previous service in the British Army. They are as follows:

1. Egypt Medal (1882–1889)
2. Indian General Service Medal (1895–1902)
3. Queen's Sudan Medal (1897)
4. Queen's South African War Medal (1899–1902)
5. King's South African War Medal (1901–1902)
6. India General Service Medal (1909)
7. 1914 Star (or 1914–15 Star)
8. British War Medal
9. Allied Victory Medal
10. Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (with post-1918 ribbon)
11. Khedive's Sudan Medal (1882–1891)
12. Khedive's Sudan Medal (1897)
'Old soldiers never die: they simply fade away'


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..yeah, I've just read this...my dad loved him...RIP..
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