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Attention! A look back at Felixstowe Army Cadets open day in 2006

PUBLISHED: 13:33 01 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:33 01 August 2018

BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Rachel Sloane opens the event in Garrison Road Picture: ASH PICKERING

BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Rachel Sloane opens the event in Garrison Road Picture: ASH PICKERING

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Cast your minds back 12 years ... can you spot anyone you know in these photos?

Cadet mascot takes aim Picture: ASH PICKERINGCadet mascot takes aim Picture: ASH PICKERING

War veterans were honoured as Felixstowe Army Cadets hosted an open day at their home, the Drill Hall in Garrison Lane.

Pictures that captured the day in 2006 show cadets demonstrating their gun handling skills.

At the event, people paid tribute to the cadets and a plaque was unveiled in memory of war veteran and former town mayor Sid Knight, who used to live in Seaton Road with his wife Win.

BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Rachel Sloane, who retired from the station in March 2008 but lives in Felixstowe, opened the event.

Young army cadet tries out an old gun Picture: ASH PICKERINGYoung army cadet tries out an old gun Picture: ASH PICKERING

The Army Cadet Force is one of the country’s largest voluntary youth organisations. It is also one of the oldest, tracing its history back to 1859. The Felixstowe Cadets are part of the the Royal Regiment of Artillery Detachment.

Were you one of the cadet mascots or did you attend the Felixstowe Army Cadets’ open day in 2006?

Some of the army cadets on display Picture: ASH PICKERINGSome of the army cadets on display Picture: ASH PICKERING

Felixstowe Army Cadets open day Picture: ASH PICKERINGFelixstowe Army Cadets open day Picture: ASH PICKERING

Unveiling of a plaque in memory of war veteran and former mayor Sid Knight Picture: ASH PICKERINGUnveiling of a plaque in memory of war veteran and former mayor Sid Knight Picture: ASH PICKERING

Some of the Army Cadets show off their gun handling skills at the event Picture: ASH PICKERINGSome of the Army Cadets show off their gun handling skills at the event Picture: ASH PICKERING

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