Little Trooper of the Month

Abigail Chapman

August 2021

Abigail Chapman, who’s parents both serve in the British Army, has been named “Little Trooper of the Month” and will receive a special medal, certificate and prize for walking more than ten miles in five hours.

Abigail was inspired to fundraise after watching her Mum complete a 50K challenge early in the year. She chose Little Troopers as the family have used some of the charity’s online resources in the past and she wanted to help support other military children who have parents serving in the British Armed Forces.

Abigail’s Mum, Hannah, told us: “We are so proud of Abigail. She showed real determination throughout the challenge and kept reminding herself why she was doing it the whole way round. She wore my garmin watch to track her distance and once she completed the 10 miles was carried the rest of the way home. She is over the moon to have been named Little Trooper of the Month and she can’t wait to show her medal to all her friends at nursery.”

Louise Fetigan, founder of Little Troopers, comments: “We love hearing from military children who have chosen Little Troopers as their fundraising charity and reading Abigail’s nomination really made our hearts warm. Walking ten miles is an incredible challenge for a four-year-old and £222 will make a big difference to our small charity. Well done Abigail! We think you are an amazing little trooper and you really deserve this award.”

Abigail will receive a Little Troopers medal, certificate and a £50 voucher as part of her prize.


This months Little Trooper of the Month award has kindly been sponsored by Amazon,


Abigail Chapman

Nominate a Trooper of the month!

We want to recognise Little Troopers; children with parents serving in the British Armed Forces who have been exceptionally brave, inspirational or just extra special against all odds. 

This is an opportunity to really celebrate and shine a spotlight on the lives of incredible military children, hear the special stories and give them the recognition they really deserve.

Our monthly winner will receive a special prize, certificate and lasting recognition of a customised, unique medal. We will also shout about how amazing our winners our on our website, social media and other related publications.

Nominations welcomed from Unit Welfare Offices, Community Development Workers, Schools/Nurseries and of course YOU!

If you are not the parent or guardian of the child you are nominating you must ask permission and advise them you are nominating. We will need to contact them directly to progress a nomination if successful.

Unsuccessful nominations will not be contacted.

Please upload a recent photograph we can use for certificate and hall of fame if they win:

Eligible children: ANY child with a parent or step parent currently serving with the British Army, Royal Navy or Royal Air Force; wherever they live, reserve or regular, parents married or unmarried. Children can only win once. Please only nominate one child per nomination. Children of any age can be nominated. Please ensure all the information you submit is true and correct stating if the child is a step child/has a different father or mother to serving person.

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