Last parade for Welsh soldiers

The 2nd Battalion the Royal Welsh march for the last time ahead of a merger with the 1st Battalion. They are one of 17 major units cut as the army is shrunk in size.

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Last parade for 2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh ahead of merger

Battalion march though the Streets of Penarth.

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion the Royal Welsh have marched for the last time today. In the new year the troops will merge with the 1st Battalion. A parade today in Penarth was led by Taffy the Regimental Goat and the Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh.

The merge of the regiments was announced as part of the Army 2020 structure.

Crowds turn out to watch the soldiers.

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