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Ambulance cadet from Welling earns Jack Petchey award

PUBLISHED: 10:55 02 December 2013 | UPDATED: 10:55 02 December 2013

James Haddock won his Jack Petchey award after rising to sergeant with St John Ambulance cadets.

James Haddock won his Jack Petchey award after rising to sergeant with St John Ambulance cadets.

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A St John Ambulance cadet has earned himself a Jack Petchey award after rising to the rank of sergeant.

James Haddock, 13, from Harris Academy Falconwood in Welling, spent 100 hours performing voluntary first aid in London to gain his position. He also gives up an hour every week to teach children first aid. He has been a standby first aider at the Lord Mayor’s show and the London marathon, and also helped coach sailing classes.


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