Former Burnley soldier becomes patron of bomb disposal charity

Adnan Sarwar served with the Royal Engineers during two tours of Iraq, working in bomb disposal, mine clearance and as an armoured vehicle commander.

He said being approached by the Felix Fund presented him with a chance to give something back to the ‘military family’ that help shaped his life.

“In 2015, I went to the 75th anniversary of the Royal Engineer bomb disposal unit at St Paul’s Cathedral,” said Adnan, who left the Army in 2007. “I remember thinking ‘wow’, that I was a part of this historic tradition. That I was part of something really important, and I had played my small part.

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Source: Burnley Express