George David Wake enlisted for National Service into the Parachute Regiment in July 1950.
He was posted to 11 Platoon, D Company, the 1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment at Albuhera Barracks Aldershot.
Private Wake owned a horse called Belle which he was allowed to keep in Aldershot with him.
He later serviced in Cyprus, and the Canal Zone in Egypt before demob in April 1952.
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