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Elgin Army Cadet volunteer awarded for lockdown efforts


By Lorna Thompson

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AN ELGIN Army Cadet volunteer has received an accolade for his efforts to keep up morale within the battalion through the pandemic.

Staff Sergeant Instructor Graeme Wells (29), who volunteers with the 1st Battalion The Highlanders Army Cadet Force, was presented with a Colonel Cadets Coin for Excellence for his work to keep the cadet force in the spotlight over lockdown.

Graeme is the battalion’s public relations officer as well as the Detachment Commander of the Elgin Cadets.

Staff Sergeant Instructor Graeme Wells (right) being presented with his Colonel Cadet Coin and letter of citation from Major Raymond Cameron, Company Commander, Moray Company.
Staff Sergeant Instructor Graeme Wells (right) being presented with his Colonel Cadet Coin and letter of citation from Major Raymond Cameron, Company Commander, Moray Company.

He was nominated to receive the coin for promoting and highlighting the achievements of Cadets and adult volunteers over the last 18 months through newspapers and social media.

The Colonel Cadets Coin for Excellence is awarded by Colonel Cadets 51 Brigade.

Graeme was presented with his coin by Moray Company Commander, Major Raymond Cameron, on Wednesday night at a gathering of the Elgin Cadets.


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