Driffield’s army recruits

DMC_290812_enlist    29 Aug 2012 All pictures Copyright Darren Casey.  Army enlistment ceremony Wenlock Barracks Hull  Shown are new enlistments from Driffield School, Johnny Wheatley, Jason Barnes, Nathan Edmond, Michael Powell.  Pictured at the Armed Forces Careers Office Wenlock Barracks in Hull, are 13 new Army enlistments pledging their Oaths of Allegiance.  They were joined by local VIPs Lord Mayor Danny Brown, Mike Bromby boxing coach.  Full press details can be obtained from Golley Slater media office 01943 484848.   The new enlistments are: 1Ben Hollingsworth, 16, from Patringham will join the RLC   2Lawrence Wright, 20, from Beverley will join the Royal Signals  3Luke Fieldsend, 16, from ~Withernsea will join The Yorkshire Regiment  4Charlie Vickers, 16, from withernesea will join The Yorkshire Regiment  5George Ellis, 16, from Barton upon Humber will join The Yorkshire Regiment  6Nathan Edmond, 16, Driffield will join The Yorkshire Regiment   7Andrew Allen 16, from Withernsea will  join the Royal A
DMC_290812_enlist 29 Aug 2012 All pictures Copyright Darren Casey. Army enlistment ceremony Wenlock Barracks Hull Shown are new enlistments from Driffield School, Johnny Wheatley, Jason Barnes, Nathan Edmond, Michael Powell. Pictured at the Armed Forces Careers Office Wenlock Barracks in Hull, are 13 new Army enlistments pledging their Oaths of Allegiance. They were joined by local VIPs Lord Mayor Danny Brown, Mike Bromby boxing coach. Full press details can be obtained from Golley Slater media office 01943 484848. The new enlistments are: 1Ben Hollingsworth, 16, from Patringham will join the RLC 2Lawrence Wright, 20, from Beverley will join the Royal Signals 3Luke Fieldsend, 16, from ~Withernsea will join The Yorkshire Regiment 4Charlie Vickers, 16, from withernesea will join The Yorkshire Regiment 5George Ellis, 16, from Barton upon Humber will join The Yorkshire Regiment 6Nathan Edmond, 16, Driffield will join The Yorkshire Regiment 7Andrew Allen 16, from Withernsea will join the Royal A

FOUR Driffield men were amoung 13 who swore their Oaths of Allegiance at the Hull Armed Forces Careers Office (AFCO) in Wenlock Barracks.

Among the junior recruit enlisted into The Yorkshire Regiment as Infantrymen was Nathan Edmond, 16 from Driffield, wqho will starts a demanding two week course at Army Foundation College Harrogate.

After mastering the skills required to be Infantrymen, he will be given the opportunity to specialise in roles such as Machine Gunner, Driver, Communications Specialist, Physical Training Instructors or Combat Medic, whilst earning qualifications that will set them up for the rest of their lives.

On starting their training at various establishments across the country, all 13 new recruits will learn and develop essential soldiering skills including how to work together as a team, administer first aid and operate a variety of weapons and technology in the field. They will also take part in rigorous physical training, which will help them increase their fitness levels and build stamina.

Warrant Officer Class Two George Henderson, Senior Recruiter of the Hull AFCO says: “All 13 candidates have chosen challenging careers, from which they will gain many diverse skills whilst getting the opportunity to travel around the world.

“They will gain valuable life experience that they just wouldn’t get in any other walk of life.”

For further information on the many different careers available, visit the Hull Armed Forces Career Office at Wenlock Barracks on Anlaby Road or call 01482 358767.

The enlistments are as follows: Nathan Edmond, 16, Driffield will join The Yorkshire Regiment; John Wheatley, 16, from Driffield will join the Coldstream Guards; Jason Barnes, 16, from Driffield will join the Royal Armoured Corps; Michael Powell, 19, from Driffield will join the royal electrical and Mechanical Engineers.