Initially the post of Lord Lieutenant was a military appointment and this remained so for several centuries.

Lord Lieutenant’s Certificates

A Lord Lieutenant’s Certificate for meritorious service may be awarded to members of the Territorial Army and other Volunteer Reserve Forces.

Lord Lieutenant’s Cadets

The Lord Lieutenant may appoint young people fro the Armed Services to serve for one year as Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet. Lord Lieutenant’s Cadets are chosen in conjunction with the RFCA and are the star cadets of the various cadet forces. During their year as Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet they will attend the Lord Lieutenant on a wide range of duties.

Cadet Sergeant James Allan