British military nicknames

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Can you name the British military nicknames?

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

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