Company ""A"" of the Kings Fusiliers have returned from a tour of duty in Northern Ireland, all except Sergeant Bramley who was killed by a snipers bullet just before they left. Soldiers of every rank in the Company have to come to terms with returning home and the loss of their collegue but some find it more difficult than others.
Company ""A"" are involved in helping with refuse collection from hospitals and schools during the refuse workers strike. None of the mare happy, least of all Company Sergeant Major Henwood, whose brother is one of the strikers. Tucker gets blood-poisoning and his wife, who is bored with army llife, is finally found having a night out in an out of bounds club.
When Corporal Tony Wilton, the Kings Fusiliers top boxer, is knocked out of the team, Garvey and Tucker plan a betting coup. Their scheme is wrecked,however, when in a shock development Wilton is recalled. Meanwhile the wives and Nancy find an acrobatic way of witnessing the men - only the climatic final.
Veteran explosives expert Sergeant Lewis supervises specialist battle training for ""A"" Company and their visitors from the Territorial Army. Meanwhile, his oldest friend Chick Henwood is falling in love with Lewis's estranged wife. During the training weekend, Lewis shows disturbing signs of strain...
In the final episode of this series of Soldier, Soldier, a black cloud hangs over ""A"" Company when a large scale theft is discovered from the military stores. Color Seargeant Ian Anderson hears he has won commision into the Intelligence Corps, but his good news is overshadowed when he discovered a large amount of equipment in his care is missing. the theft puts a big question mark not only over Ian's chances of becoming an officer but also over his future with the army.
The Kings Fusiliers arrive in Hong Kong but its not all sunshine as the men and their families settle in. Joy Wilton's convinced baby Matthew is really sick and becomes jealous when her live-in maid seems to have more success in calming him down. Meanwhile her husband gets off to a bad start with his new Platoon Commander.
After a trip to a Hong Kong Brothel, the lads of the Kings Own Fusiliers bring back to camp more than fond memories of a good night out. Military Policewoman Nancy is brought in to investigate the outbreak of VD and soon discovers that her Husband, Paddy Garvey, and his mates are at the top of the list. Tucker is terrified that Donna will discover that he has a 'dose of the clap' and decides to take the matter in to his own hands - with disastrous results. Meanwhile, pregnant Donna is convinced Tucker has gone off her because he keeps giving her the cold shoulder in bed.
A Bunch of Marines are no match for The Kings Own Fusiliers during Jungle training but when a bush fire breaks out their rivalry is forgotten and it's all hands to the pumps. Meanwhile Colonel Fortune is worried that his men will be thrown on the scrap heap if the Kings Own Fusiliers are to be merged with another Regiment. His mood isn't helping his wife Rachel, who is preoccupied with setting up her office as a freelance journalist. In her enthusiasm to get a new fax and mobile phone, she fails to notice her Husband's growing fears.
"A" Company of the King's Fusiliers are on exercise in New Zealand. Sergeant Tony Wilton, Corporal Paddy Garvey, and Lance Corporal Dave Tucker share their experience with newcomer fusilier Vinny Bowles. But what starts out as a friendly rivalry with the Kiwis threatens to get out of hand – as does Wilton's private life. Meanwhile in Hong Kong, Nancy Garvey, Donna Tucker and the young Sheena Bowles have a surprise in store for their husbands.
The officers are faced with the difficult task of rebuilding the morale of "A" Company as the regiment prepares for the amalgamation and transfer to Germany. But for Nancy and Paddy there is an even more pressing matter to be dealt with. Meanwhile in London, Lt Col Osbourne fights for the future of the King's Fusiliers and is forced to make a critical personal decision.
The King's Own Fusiliers have taken up their new posting in Germany and there is inevitable rivalry between the men of the two amalgamated regiments. However, the arrival of Lt Col Nick Hammond, their new hard-hitting commanding officer, shakes up the officers and the men alike. Meanwhile, Sgt Wilton faces a more personal crisis.
The wives of the men of the King's Own Fusiliers need a nursery and it is Marsha Stubbs who takes control of the situation. Paddy Garvey, still missing Nancy desperately, is trying to cope with life as a bachelor. When he meets Christina Meissner things start to look up. But not for long, as in the space of one evening his entire military career threatens to collapse around him.
Lieutenant Kate Butler, as the only woman in the King's Own Fusiliers, is anxious to prove herself a good officer. A visiting general keeps her on her toes, but life gets difficult when romance blossoms with an officer from another unit who proves to be less of a bachelor than he at first appeared to be. Meanwhile, Luke Roberts faces problems in the boxing ring.
Paddy says farewell to the Fusiliers, re-marrying ex-wife Nancy and setting off for a new posting in the Middle East. The controversial issue of gays in the armed forces also rears its head : and Phillip's handling of the situation only serves to jeopardise his own relationship with Captain Williams
The lads receive an emergency call while on jungle manoeuvres Down Under, and rush off to Hope Bay, the village adjacent to their camp, which has just been devastated by a cyclone. Lovelorn Major Taylor manfully puts affairs of the heart on hold to supervise rescue operations : but unfortunately, not everyone can be saved.
New recruit Andy Butcher is overjoyed to be going on a live-firing exercise almost straight away : but soon makes a devastating mistake. As Marsha's troubles deepen, she finds solace in a bottle and spurns all offers of help from her friends, while Williams and Phillips' relationship reaches a turning point.
Colette is overjoyed to learn that the Fusiliers will shortly be leaving for South Africa, and tries to persuade Joe that it would be the ideal place to get married. What's more, she's not the only one with affairs of the heart in mind : Marsha learns that Michael has been having an affair and resolves to fight for him, no matter what it takes.
An old flame from Northern Ireland turns up on Sergeant McLeod's doorstep with his six-year-old son in tow : a development his wife isn't too pleased about. Jeremy has an embarrassing date with Melanie, and soon realises he has more in common with the girl's mother Sarah Eastwood : the only snag being that she's the wife of his commanding officer. Jonathan Guy Lewis, Fiona Bell and Ben Nealon star
A remote British-ruled island in the South Pacific is invaded and the King's Own Fusiliers find themselves part of the task force sent to retake it. Unfortunately, Corporal Hobbs is soon captured and tortured by enemy troops : and Colonel Eastwood's daring plan of attack has explosive consequences. Military drama, starring Ian Curtis and Jonathan Guy Lewis
Butcher celebrates his forthcoming wedding to Stacey with a riotous stag party in France, but finds Continental hospitality losing its allure after a transport strike strands him on the wrong side of the Channel. While Steve Evans pulls out all the stops to get his friend to the church on time, Dr Sarah Eastwood faces an agonising romantic dilemma and Chris comes to a momentous decision
The arrival of strict new sergeant-major Alan Fitzpatrick causes quite a stir among the ranks, while memories of traumatic episode from Hobbs' past come flooding back during an exercise, threatening his chances of promotion. On a lighter note, the boys persuade a reluctant Butcher to invest in a greyhound and the wives reveal their competitive side while organising a charity auction.
The troops pull out all the stops to save Drysdale from terrorists stalking him at a racing event, but he seems oblivious to danger. Meanwhile, Butcher tries to worm his way back into the CO's good books and Jacko unwittingly antagonises Julie by trying to find out whether she's seeing Rossi behind his back.
Drysdale decides to send the boys on an escort mission to Africa, but the jaunt proves to be a fiasco on every level : particularly for Forsythe, who first refuses to follow the CO's orders to the letter, then has a bitter reunion with ex-wife Lilian that sets the sparks flying. Hobbs also resurfaces, as a mercenary soldier fighting for the enemy and keen to gain revenge on his former King's Own colleagues.