Herbert Kidd, known obviously as ‘Billy the Kid’, joined the Green Howards fifty years ago in 1965. After training at Strensall he joined 1st Battalion in Colchester and moved to Malaysia. He also served in British Honduras, Germany, Northern Ireland four times and Canada. Leaving after 9 years’ service, He became a warehouse supervisor. Herbert is a member of Thornaby branch, has twice been entertainments member, and has attended 30 Reunions.