One of the patrons of the St. Jude bar and a war veteran. He is the only one to be able to recognise Francis despite his attempts to conceal himself and he is also one of the few veterans to comment on the horror of war. He admits that heroes did not exist in that fight and that everyone was just a scared child.
‘Nothing glamorous like the write-ups in the papers or the newsreels’
‘I want to talk about it, my war’
‘We weren’t heroes. We were only there’