Dedicated Melton soldier wins ‘Best Recruit’ Army award

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A dedicated soldier from Melton has won an Army ‘Best Recruit’ award after finishing his training.

Private Christopher Limb (23) successfully completed, the combat infantryman’s course at the Infantry Training Centre in Catterick, North Yorkshire.

Pte Limb will receive his award at a pass out parade ceremony tomorrow. He said: “Getting this award is a great reward for my efforts. I don’t think of myself as the best, just a decent all-rounder.”

After some well-earned leave Pte Limb will join his new unit - the 2nd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment in Cottesmore.