British military nicknames

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Can you name the British military nicknames?

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NicknameSurnameExplanation
SpudUnknown, possibly due to the Irish roots of the surname
Nosey/NosyWhat you might call someone who was prying in your affairs
DingerWhat instrument goes Ding?
SwampyAnother name for a swamp
DutchyWhere do Dutch people come from?
BusterComic strip character
JesseAmerican outlaw
Chalky/SnowyColour of Chalk/Snow
SweeneyDemon barber of Fleet Street
ChirpyWhat animal makes this noise?
BrighamMormon Leader
SherlockFictional detective
NicknameSurnameExplanation
BomberCommander in Chief RAF Bomber Command during WW2
SharkyUnknown, possibly from a 17th/18th Century Admiral
Bunny Where do bunny rabbits live?
SpiderWhat spiders make
DaisyCharacter from Dukes of Hazzard
DoughyWhat job works with dough?
NobbyMembers of this profession, although considered working class, had to be literate. Therefore they were paid a lot more than other professions and were considered the nobility of the working class
RustyA type of metal that might go rusty
SmokeySomething that when burned would create smoke
FlashComic book hero and film of the same name
Tug/TuggUnknown, possibly 18th/19th Century Admiral
ShadyWhere you might be afraid to go at night

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