Soldiers Who Have Served

Name: Michael Philip Boddy

Rank: Corporal

Army number: 23984303

Date enlisted: 1963/4

Place of birth: Dogsthorpe, Peterborough

Home town: Peterborough

Army Career: Michael enlisted at Peterborough. He joined The Regiment as a Boy Soldier in 1963 and became a member of the Corps of Drums at the Depot.

He continued in this employment on joining The Battalion in 1966.

He was an excellent drummer and was twice selected to be the Commanding Officer’s Bugler, firstly at The Regimental Depot and later while serving with The Battalion.

He served in Cyprus, Libya, Gibraltar, Malaya, Germany and Northern Ireland.