Judge holds court at book shop

A RETIRED military judge will be signing copies of his new book in Colchester.

Robert Seymour had 20 years of experience at the criminal bar before becoming a military judge for 20 years, mainly based in Colchester.

He has just published his second book, Wig Betrayed, a fictional book about the tough world of military justice.

Mr Seymour, who writes under the pseudonym of Charles Courtley, draws on his own experiences for the novel.

Mr Seymour will be at the Red Lion bookshop in Colchester High Street on Saturday June 14 between 11.30am and 2pm.

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11:46am Tue 10 Jun 14

A Very Private Gentleman says...

"""He has just published his second book, Wig Betrayed, a fictional book about the tough world of military justice"""
A very tough world indeed whereby the slightest infringement costs you you're career.
Police officers from all three services, can get booted out under Service No longer Required or what is affectionately know as an Admin Discharge, on the slightest counts or accusations of incivility.
The rank and file in the Military get hammered with Section 69 (And no it as nothing to with a sexual position): Conduct Prejudicial To the Good Order and Conduct Of Military Discipline.
And before you all start with the sarcastic replies, those who can do, those who cant or know nothing, teach or talk about it.
Military life is no easy street and has no room for such where discipline is concerned.
"""He has just published his second book, Wig Betrayed, a fictional book about the tough world of military justice""" A very tough world indeed whereby the slightest infringement costs you you're career. Police officers from all three services, can get booted out under Service No longer Required or what is affectionately know as an Admin Discharge, on the slightest counts or accusations of incivility. The rank and file in the Military get hammered with Section 69 (And no it as nothing to with a sexual position): Conduct Prejudicial To the Good Order and Conduct Of Military Discipline. And before you all start with the sarcastic replies, those who can do, those who cant or know nothing, teach or talk about it. Military life is no easy street and has no room for such where discipline is concerned. A Very Private Gentleman
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