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Cyprus: British Army Demotes Mascot Goat June 25, 2006

Posted by grhomeboy in Cyprus News.

British Army Demotes Mascot Goat > According to BBC Gruff justice as Billy is demoted The regimental goat of the 1st Battalion Royal Welch has been demoted – after refusing to keep in step at a parade to mark the Queen’s birthday.

The parade on 16 June was held in the presence of a number of invited dignitaries including the ambassadors of Spain, Netherlands and Sweden and the Argentine commander of UN forces on Cyprus. His handler Lance Corporal Dai Davies, 22, from Neath, South Wales, dubbed the goat major, found he was unable to keep him in line.

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