Lord Lieutenant Lady Euston hands out awards at ARC Ipswich

1st November 2023

Lord Lieutenant Lady Euston hands out awards at ARC Ipswich

6 November 2023

  • Suffolk ACF

Lord Lieutenant Lady Euston hands out awards at cadet force and reservist ceremony

Prestigious awards were given out by Suffolk’s Lord Lieutenant to people associated with the county’s cadet forces on Wednesday 1st November 2023.

Clare, Countess of Euston was in Ipswich at the town’s Army Reserve Centre to present four certificates to Cadets who have been selected as Lord Lieutenant Cadets and five certificates of meritorious service.

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Lord Lieutenant’s Cadets 2023/24

Cdt LCpl T Bell Mildenhall & Newmarket RM Cdts (SCC)

Cdt FS J Biggs 432 (Woodbridge) Sqn RAFAC

Cdt Cpl L Chauvet A Coy Suffolk ACF

Cdt WO1 A Pearson – Framlingham College CCF

Presentations were made to those appointed as the Lord Lieutenant’s Cadets, one each from the Air Training Corps, Army Cadet Force, Combined Cadet Force and Sea Cadet Corps, who will accompany Lady Euston at official events.

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LL Certificates of Meritorious Service 2023


WO1 G Smith 6 Regt AAC

Sgt A Alders 6 Regt AAC

Maj K Humphrey – Suffolk ACF

Maj D Mason Suffolk ACF

Maj (Ret’d) S Townell Suffolk ACF

The meritorious service certificates were presented to personnel from across the county for their praiseworthy actions and commitment to the cadet force and reservist.

Following the presentations Lady Euston said: “It is an enormous privilege for me as Lord Lieutenant to be here today.

“We all owe those who have received the awards a great debt of gratitude but I am particularly delighted to see everyone’s families here supporting them.

“I just know over the years without their support all the way down the line you wouldn’t all have got where you are today. I know you must be enormously proud.”

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Lady Euston & Major Keith Humphrey,

There was also special award by Lady Euston for Major Keith Humphrey, also of Suffolk ACF, on his retirement for the outstanding service given to Suffolk ACF.