Robert passesbasic trainingwith regiment

Hastings lad Robert Lawson , aged 19, has passed out of basic training with the Royal Engineers.

Wednesday, 11th November 2015, 1:00 pm
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Robert, who attended St Paul’s Primary School and William Parker Sports Academy, later completed three years at Ore Valley College, obtaining City & Guilds Level 1 in basic construction, and level 2 and 3 diploma in plumbing.

Robert said: “Whilst attending College, I worked part time for Freedom Leisure, both at Summerfields Leisure Centre and Bexhill Leisure Pool as a lifeguard and recreation assistant.

“Living in Hastings I never felt fully challenged in day to day life.

“ I loved working at Bexhill Leisure Pool but it was never enough. I’ve always wanted to travel and I love fitness.

“The lifestyle of being in the British Army just ticked all the boxes for me so I felt it was time to make something of myself.”

Robert joined the Royal Engineers in August and passed out of basic training on Friday November 6.

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