The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu joined hundreds of Armd Forces personnel who have recently returned to their Catterick base for a tour of duty in Afghanistan for a service of rememberance and thanksgiving in York Minster.
The 4th Mechanized Brigade Task Force suffered nine deaths whilst deplyed between October 2012 and April 2013.
The Archbishop of York has led a service of remembrance at the city's Minster for soldiers who've recently returned from Afghanistan. Hundreds of military personnel from the 4th Mechanized Brigade based at Catterick Garrison turned out for the service.
Doctor John Sentamu led prayers to the nine members of the unit who lost their lives during a recent deployment to Helmand. The Regiment's Brigadier Bob Bruce spoke about the service.