Thanksgiving parade for Yorkshire regiment

His Royal Highness the Duke of York and The Yorkshire Regiment are attending a Thanksgiving Service in York Minster. Soldiers from the regiment who are returning home from Afghanistan will also parade through the city.

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Duke of York at parade for Yorkshire soldiers

The Duke of York will be at York Minster today to take part in a series of events to celebrate the return of soldiers from The Yorkshire Regiment from Afghanistan.

A Thanksgiving Service is being held at the Minster during which the Warminster Military Wives Choir will be singing.

Ten soldiers from The Yorkshire Regiment were killed on operation during the regiment's six month tour in Helmand Province in Afghanistan.

Five hundred soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment will also parade through the streets of York before being inspected by the Lord Mayor of York, Ccounillor Keith Hyman and the Colonel of The Yorkshire Regiment, Major General Graham Binns.

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