The Mayor of Swanley Cllr Lesley Dyball makes a Presentation to her Cadet

Recently Cadet Bombardier Harry Archer, 17 from Swanley Detachment, Kent Army Cadet Force Squadron RE (Kent ACF), was appointed as the Town Mayor’s first ever Mayor’s Cadet.

Harry is a former student at Wilmington Grammar School for Boys and has been a cadet at Swanley Detachment since 2015, he is the most senior cadet there.

Harry has completed courses in leadership and First Aid, and has recently returned from Italy after being on an exchange trip.

Harry was nominated by his Detachment Commander; Colour Sergeant Tony Brown for this honour after Harry stepped up as an Acting Cadet Sergeant to assist his Detachment with teaching younger cadets.

Cadet Bombardier Harry Archer said:
“I am honoured to have been nominated for the role of the first ever Mayor’s Cadet for Swanley and I am going to enjoy all of the activities and events involved and accompanying the Mayor on official duty”

If you would like more information about becoming an Army Cadet in Swanley, come and visit the detachment at: ACF Centre, Swanley Lane, Swanley, BR8 7LH

They parade on Thursday nights from 6pm to 9pm, the staff will be happy to have a chat or alternatively please visit: