Fife veteran to tackle Kiltwalk to raise funds for armed forces charity

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A Fife veteran is set to tackle the Kiltwalk to raise funds for the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA)

Penny Leggat, from Dunfermline, will take on the walk from April 23-25 to raise funds for the organisation.

She currently volunteers for SSAFA Fife which helps serving, reservists, veterans and their families.

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Before, Penny served as a Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps Nursing Officer (QA) and served in Germany, UK and a two year tour with the Australian Defence Forces.

Penny Leggat with her husband Jim.Penny Leggat with her husband Jim.
Penny Leggat with her husband Jim.

She also served with 32 Field Hospital during Op.Granby/Desert Storm.

Penny said: “After my final move and moving into my own home, I became a SSAFA volunteer here in Scotland.

“As a volunteer I have undertaken a variety of roles, as a caseworker and with the local branch committee.

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"I work with a great team of passionate, professional individuals, bringing to the fore and using skills, experiences that I have had over the years.

“Being a SSAFA volunteer has given me the opportunity to meet a variety of different people, helping and assisting when needed, sharing their journey and successes. I hope to raise funds with the Kiltwalk to help support my local SSAFA Fife Branch”.

Penny will be walking alongside her husband Group Captain Jim Leggat OBE RAF as well as SSAFA trustee, Graham Meacher and his wife Elizabeth.

They will be taking a socially distanced walk of 13 miles around the Loch Leven Heritage trail.

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If you would like to donate to Penny’s Kiltwalk, please visit: Penny’s Kiltwalk

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