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Came across this thread a couple of weeks ago and was pleasantly surprised to be made aware of this ex-servicemen's entitlement.

I served in the Royal Navy during the 1970's so I decided to apply.

My badge arrived yesterday (meticulous timing, with the advent of the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings).

I shall wear it with pride on my future cruises.

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Are you sure P&O do not offer this very nice gesture as Cunard most certainly does (or at least I got it)

From May 14 this year, P&O UK gives OBC to former/serving British Defence Force bods.

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Really, how did you find that one out. My husband served 22 years and has never got any discount of any sort for anything in the UK.

 

He has got his veterans medal though when it first came out but has never worn it.

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Really, how did you find that one out. My husband served 22 years and has never got any discount of any sort for anything in the UK.

 

He has got his veterans medal though when it first came out but has never worn it.

Re Military OBC, look at P&O UK website, Q and A. I just applied for some for Aurora/Oriana next year re my British Army Service, 63-66.

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Thanks just looked that up - result. Do you know what the document is you have to get from the MOD is please and whereabouts do you get it from. He served from 66 to 88

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Thanks just looked that up - result. Do you know what the document is you have to get from the MOD is please and whereabouts do you get it from. He served from 66 to 88

He should have his 'red book' British Army Discharge book, just photo copy or scan that and send in.

 

I eventually got my Brit Forces OBC after some dramas as they did not want to pay us Colonials, former Poms who served in HM Forces in UK, as I did. I made reps to Carnival UK hierarchy and they helped me out, well done to them.

 

Good luck.

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He should have his 'red book' British Army Discharge book, just photo copy or scan that and send in.

 

I eventually got my Brit Forces OBC after some dramas as they did not want to pay us Colonials, former Poms who served in HM Forces in UK, as I did. I made reps to Carnival UK hierarchy and they helped me out, well done to them.

 

Good luck.

Attenshun on parade !! You ex Squaddies.....Thought I would bring up this post again. After P &O boss - David Dingle authorised my Brit Army military obc, for Aurora/Oriana in 2015, they moved the goal posts and you now have to be a UK Citizen/Resident to get British Military OBC on P&O UK, just serving in the Brit Forces is not good enough. So no chance with obc for Adonia next year. However Cunard were nice and gave me some for QM2 on March 2. (I served in both the British and Australian Armies in ye olden days.)

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Attenshun on parade !! You ex Squaddies.....Thought I would bring up this post again. After P &O boss - David Dingle authorised my Brit Army military obc, for Aurora/Oriana in 2015, they moved the goal posts and you now have to be a UK Citizen/Resident to get British Military OBC on P&O UK, just serving in the Brit Forces is not good enough. So no chance with obc for Adonia next year. However Cunard were nice and gave me some for QM2 on March 2. (I served in both the British and Australian Armies in ye olden days.)

Cheap b'stards... 😡😡😡

 

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Cheap b'stards... 😡😡😡

 

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Indeed they are Dave. After all, we do share the same Queen.

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there will be no rewards for those uppity colonials old son.

Appears not Uncle Mic. Lucky we can take a reasonable supply of adult beverages on P&O UK - Adonia, in lieu of Military OBC. P&O gave us some generous early booking OBC though, buy a few bottles of plonk at dinner.

 

Maybe P&O UK consider me an upper middle class Chav. (UK equivalent of a upper middle Aussie Bogan? lol.

 

Rule Britannia - Charles for King !!

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Appears not Uncle Mic. Lucky we can take a reasonable supply of adult beverages on P&O UK - Adonia, in lieu of Military OBC. P&O gave us some generous early booking OBC though, buy a few bottles of plonk at dinner.

 

Maybe P&O UK consider me an upper middle class Chav. (UK equivalent of a upper middle Aussie Bogan? lol.

 

Rule Britannia - Charles for King !!

 

Skip the lot and go straight to George the VII

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Skip the lot and go straight to George the VII

Ken Oath, Uncle Mic, I will go straight to Ken Oath.

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