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Petition to save Fusiliers

Lord Mayor of Birmingham, John Lines, has today handed an e-petition to the government in protest to the disbandment of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

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Veterans protest outside Parliament to save Midlands regiment

Hundreds of veterans have been marching past parliament today in protest at defence cuts Credit: ITV Central

Hundreds of veterans campaigning to save an historic army regiment that recruits in the West Midlands have been marching outside the Houses of Parliament today.

The Battalion is under threat because of defence cuts Credit: ITV Central

The Second Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers is under threat because of defence cuts. It was previously called the Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers and has served in every major conflict since 1647.

The Second Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers formally known as Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers Credit: ITV Central

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