Unit History: Junior Tradesman Regiment RHYL
The Junior tradesmans regt (Rhyl) had a sister unit at Troon.
They existed to fill the gap for those under adult service age to learn a trade.
Rhyl provided training in the trades of Driver, Driver/radio Op, Clerk and Medical assistant.
All Regiments and Corps had junior soldiers in these 2 units, being trained, technically and Regimentally in preparation for posting to their 1st Adult Unit.
Time spent depended on when you attained the right age and had passed Trade Training. Average time about 12 to 16 months
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