Private Quelch was a trainee in the army. He was lanky, looked frowning wearing strange horn-rimmed spectacles. He was astore house of knowledge. He was a hard wording soldeir and his physical ability and enthusiam was exhausted even after awalk of30 miles. His character had a diferent side too. He had a habit of showing off his knowledgen proving superior in knowledge to everyone. He did not hesitate in inturrupting his officers betwen thier lectures and he was so insensitive that he did not realise that other person do no feel offended and humiliated. His over enthusiastic nature won criticism from everybody and his officers and colleagues disliked him mostly.