Former Clitheroe man John Christopher Leeming has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in the New Year’s Honour’s List.
This award is given for long service, impeccable conduct and his demeanour towards the members of the crew.
John was recently featured in the Clitheroe Advertiser when he received a Bar to his medal for 30 years’ service on submarines.
He was born and brought up in Clitheroe attending St Michael and St John’s RC Primary School, St Augustine’s RC High School and Fleetwood Nautical College.
His parents are Mr Christopher and Mrs Joan Leeming who are extremely proud of their son’s achievements.