23rd October 2022 | News in your area

Lord-Lieutenants Awards Ceremony

On Thursday 20th October, South East Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association (SERFCA) hosted the prestigious Lord-Lieutenant Award Ceremony at Guildford Cathedral.

Colonel (Retd) Patrick Crowley MBE DL – Chief Executive of SERFCA gave a short presentation about the South East Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association.

The Lord-Lieutenant then presented Meritorious Service Award’s to:

Captain A Keen VR – A Company, 4th Battalion The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment

Sergeant G W Kirchmair – 135 Geographic Squadron Royal Engineers

Squadron Leader T Pearson RAFAC – St Teresa’s School Combined Cadet Force

Petty Officer (SCC) S A Frampton – Farnham Sea Cadet Unit

Petty Officer (SCC) E French – Horsham Sea Cadet Unit

Civilian Instructor L E Whitear – Guildford Sea Cadet Unit

Second Lieutenant S P J Green – Pirbright Detachment, Surrey (PWRR Bn) Army Cadet Force

Squadron Leader L Baxendale RAFAC – Surrey Wing Air Training Corps

Flight Lieutenant B Poulter RAFAC – 1254 (Godalming) Squadron, Surrey Wing Air Training Corps

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The Lord-Lieutenant remarked:

Huge congratulations are due to the recipients of the awards, I know we are all so impressed by your remarkable dedication to duty, and I salute you for your service and tenacity’   

A farewell was then given to outgoing Lord-Lieutenants cadets and presentations made to incoming cadets: 

Cadet Sergeant Leonor Nunes

Cadet Flight Sergeant Samuel Baker

Cadet Sergeant Electra Mykoniatis

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The closing address was given by the Lord-Lieutenant who thanked A Company of 4th Battalion Princess of Wales Royal Regiment for their support and to SERFCA for putting on the annual event.   


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