a preponderance of punctuation marks (reedrover) wrote,
a preponderance of punctuation marks

Military goat retired!

Billy the Goat - Lance Corporal William Windsor - has retired as Royal Welsh Regiment mascot with full military honors...

"William Windsor (known as Billy), a goat in the military, was a lance corporal in the 1st Battalion, the Royal Welsh, an infantry battalion of the British Army.[1] He served as a lance corporal from 2001 until 2009, except for a three month period in 2006 when he was demoted to fusilier, after unacceptable behaviour during the Queens' birthday celebrations while deployed on active service with the battalion on Cyprus. He retired to Whipsnade Zoo in May 2009."

Read more here regarding his retirement, and here for background information.

Tags: goats, humor

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