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Aberdyfi RNLI volunteer to be awarded MBE

Davis Williams has volunteered for the RNLI since the early 80s. Credit: RNLI

A volunteer with the Aberdyfi RNLI is to be honoured with an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his dedication to search and rescue.

Sixty-three-year old David Williams first became an RNLI volunteer in the early eighties, when he joined as a helmsman. He became Operations Manager in 1996 and also leads Aberdyfi's Mountain Search and Rescue Team.

Despite these two time-consuming commitments, David still works as a Senior Park Warden in the Snowdonia National Park

"David has played a key leadership role in his local community. His support and passion for both causes has been unstinting, and I am delighted he has been recognised with an MBE." - Paul Boissier, RNLI Chief Executive

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