A Stone man was among the Midshipmen who recently passed out from Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.
Chris Lead of Morland Close, Stone was part of the parade where the salute was taken by HRH the Princess Royal.
Chris was educated at Pirehill, Walton Priory Middle School and Alleyne’s High School where he was Head Boy. He then achieved an honours degree in History at the University of Liverpool as did his sister Lucy. In his second year at Liverpool, Chris joined the University Royal Naval Unit (URNU) which set him on the pathway to a career in “the Senior Service.”
Chris won the Logistics and Services to the College Prizes at Dartmouth and as a result he and his family were presented to Princess Anne following the parade.
Chris is now a Sub-Lieutenant and undertaking specialist training prior to his first posting.