Privates is a drama series set in 1960 and follows the final intake of conscripts for National Service. The series follows the recruits different stories individually and as a group and follows them hurting, growing, rebeling and having fun.
Preparations are being made for the Remembrance Day parade as a telegram arrives saying that Davies' grandfather has passed away. Captain Gulliver infroms Audrey that their life will start afresh after he hands in his resignation. Wratten goes to see Barrowman in hospital and learns the truth about his past. Sergeant Butcher asks Captain Bulgakov whether Lomax is really mad or just pretending.