Soldiers who tried to go to the aid of their stricken colleagues when their armoured vehicle was blown up faced a scene of devastation.
Soldiers from the 3rd Batallion the Yorkshire Regiment who've just returned from Afghanistan attend a thanksgiving service in York Minster.
A parade and thanksgiving service for soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, the Yorkshire Regiment will take place in York today.
The inquest is due to start into the deaths of two soldiers from the 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment in Afghanistan. It's nearly a year since Sergeant Gareth Thursby and Private Thomas Wroe were killed by a rogue Afghan policeman at a checkpoint in Helmand Province.
Brian Kershaw lost his son in Afghanistan a year ago today. He was one of six soldiers from the Third Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment , whose deaths remain the biggest single loss of life in the conflict
Brian decided to mark the anniversary by sharing his thoughts in an open letter to his 19-year-old son.
As part of a major restructuring of the Yorkshire Regiment, the 3rd Battalion (Duke of Wellington) Regiment, which has its roots in Halifax, will be axed.
The decision comes after the Government said the regiment must reduce by one battalion, leaving only two, which will simply be known as the 1st and 2nd battalions.
Cllr John Hardy, Mayor of Calderdale