Prestigious promotion for Amble man

Amble man Lee Easton has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant Major.

Sunday, 4th December 2016, 11:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 17:34 pm
Lee Easton

It follows years of dedicated service from the former Coquet High School pupil.

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Since joining the Parachute Regiment at the age of 17, he has worked his way through the ranks of the Paras, starting as a private.

The 38-year-old has completed several tours of duty around the world, including three of Afghanistan.