- v retire from military service
- Wrote a sergeant from Germany: "This demob news shook the boys more than anything.
- Now undergraduates come from all over, wearing the new uniform of corduroy trousers, Army shirts and "demob" jackets.
- John Prescott in BBC News
Mr Prescott replied: "I leave whoever it is to be the next prime minister to make that judgement but I'm bound to say to you, I'm in a rather happy demob stage, so I can really say that."