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2 Signals Given The Firmin Sword Of Peace In Royal Ceremony

The Firmin Sword of Peace has been presented to 2 Signal Regiment by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.

The Firmin Sword of Peace has been presented to 2 Signal Regiment by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.

It's presented to the military unit or ship that's made the most valuable contribution to humanitarian causes and efforts to strengthen relations with varied communities. 

This year's recipients carried out operations in Sierra Leone, Nepal and the Falkland Islands, as well as raising £160,000 for charity.

Cpl Prembahadur Gurung of 246 Gurkha Signal Squadron received the sword on behalf of the Regiment for it's work in 2015. He described winning the award as a,

"Once in a lifetime achievement".

The award was founded in 1966 by British swordmakers Wilkinson Sword.

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