1st Aid Competition

Leigh Beck Junior School

Top photo was taken in 1990 the clipping says ‘Finding the cream of St John Cadets’. Canvey was the setting for the Essex leg of an international competition to find the cream of St John Ambulance cadets. Four teams at the island’s Leigh Beck junior school took part in the Essex section of the International First Aid Competition for Cadets and winners Colchester will now compete against cadets in seven different countries for top prize.

Testing Time: St John cadets Stuart Clarke, Glen Daudney, Stewart Gravely and Matthew Pepper give first aid to Thomas Perry in the Essex round of the international first aid competition

Taken in 1991. Bottom picture Kelly Stracey and Stewart Gravely attend to RTA victim Danny O’Leary.

Sore leg

Stewart Gravely went to school with my son and has gone on to be a paramedic.

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