Troops receive medals from Duke of Edinburgh

Soldiers based at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire have been presented with their Afghanistan medals by the Duke of Edinburgh.

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Troops receive medals from Duke

Soldiers from the First Battalion the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment at the medal ceremony in North Yorkshire Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Soldiers based at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire have been presented with their Afghanistan medals by the Duke of Edinburgh.

The First Battalion of the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment returned to their barracks last week.

Soldiers back from Afghanistan to receive medals

Soldiers in Afghanistan Credit: BFBS

Hundreds of soldiers based at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire will have their return from a six month tour of Afghanistan honoured today with the presentation of their operational medals.

The troops were deployed to Task Force Helmand between October 2012 and April 2013. The medals will be presented to them by the Duke of Edinburgh.

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