cadets from Burnham-On-Sea
win national drill competition
group of 13 sea cadets from Burnham-On-Sea has achieved a clean
sweep of all the trophies in their category at a national drill
their success at the South West Area Drill and Ceremonial competition
in March, as we featured here,
the 13-strong team from Burnham's TS Dulverton Sea Cadets took
part in the National Competition at HMS Raleigh in Plymouth at
In a superb achievement, they managed a clean sweep of all the
cups in their category - including Best Squad Commander, best
dressed squad, best arena display and the overall winner.
year, the unit won the Colour Party competition for smaller units
and, having grown steadily in the last 12 months, it was a major
achievement just to get to the national competition, let alone
to win it outright.
Officer Lt Bob Silverthorne told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This
success is an example not only of the quality of cadets at TS
Dulverton, but also of the commitment given by the adult instructors
and supporters in providing superb training in an excellent facility."
Commander, POC Matt Tutton and his team POC Hayes, AC Yates, Cdt
Brown, LC Astill, Cdt Massarella, Cdt Severe, Cdt Hancock, Cdt
Morgan, OC Howard, Cdt Ward, OC Dyson and OC Edwards were justifiably
proud of their achievements and are already discussing the units