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Second junior soldier recognised in army award day

Tom Gleisinger from Driffield best Junior Soldier from the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Credit: © Crown Copyright 2014

A second junior soldier from Yorkshire has ben recognised at Harrogate's Army Foundation College.

Tom Gleisinger, 16, from Driffield was awarded the prize for being the best Junior Soldier from the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.

He completed a similar course to fellow award winner Jason McCarthy.

“The course has given me a sense of achievement and pride,” said Tom, a former pupil of Driffield Secondary School.

“All the hard work has paid off.”