The Light Dragoons regiment has left Norfolk after 15 years based at Swanton Morley.Read the full story ›
After 15 years serving their country from their home in the heart of Norfolk, the Light Dragoons are preparing to say goodbye to the county for good.
A farewell parade has taken place in Dereham, the town closest to their base at Swanton Morley.
Thousands of people have turned out to greet the troops.
Thousands of people have packed the streets of Dereham in Norfolk to salute the soldiers from their local regiment.
The Light Dragoons recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. Today they were given the Freedom of the Town.
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Soldiers from the Light Dragoons have been granted the freedom of the town of Dereham in Norfolk. The regiment, based at the Robertson Barracks in Swanton Morley, has recently returned from a six month tour of Helmand Province in Afghanistan.
Soldiers from the Light Dragoons have been granted the freedom of the town of Dereham in Norfolk and will march through the streets later today (Wednesday 5 December).
The regiment, based at the Robertson Barracks in Swanton Morley, has recently returned from a six-month tour of Helmand Province in Afghanistan. One of their regiment, Sgt Lee Davidson, was killed during the tour.
Around 40 soldiers will return to Robertson Barracks in Swanton Morley to be reunited with their wives and girlfriends.Read the full story ›
A soldier from the Light Dragoons, who are based at Robertson Barracks in Swanton Morley, Norfolk has been killed in Afghanistan.
He died yesterday (9 september) when the vehicle he was travelling in hit an improvised explosive device. His family have been informed.
"I have the sad duty to inform you that a soldier from The Light Dragoons has died as a result of wounds sustained while on duty in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand Province.
"The thoughts and prayers of everyone serving in Task Force Helmand are extended to his family and friends at this extremely difficult time."
While thousands of fans have been watching the England game in pubs and clubs soldiers from Norfolk have been watching it in Afghanistan.Read the full story ›