General Dannatt: Traditions of my former regiment will live on

The former head of the Army, General Richard Dannatt, has said that he is not too disappointed to hear that the infantry regiment where he begun his career is to be axed.

General Dannatt served in the Green Howards, which was amalgamated with other Yorkshire-based regiments to form the The Yorkshire Regiment in 2006.

He said the traditions will live on even if the name changes: