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Queen recalls effort behind Junior Lifeguard Award



The Queen says that she was "very proud to wear that badge" when she received her respirator award in 1941.

In the report by BBC News, the Queen has fondly remembered becoming the first young person in the Commonwealth to receive a junior lifesaving award from the Royal Life Saving Society.


The Queen was the first young person receiving the award and is a patron of the Royal Life Saving Society, which was founded in London in 1891.


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