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Territorial Army parade in Monmouth

More than 170 Territorial Army soldiers from the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers will march through Monmouth town centre this afternoon. After the Freedom Parade, there will be a medals parade in the grounds of the castle for soldiers who have recently returned from Afghanistan.

The march will begin at the Old Monnow Bridge at 1pm, and go past Shire Hall, before a service at St Mary's Parish Church.

Guests include the Duke of Gloucester, who is Honorary Colonel of the Regiment, and Brigadier Philip Napier, Head of the Army in Wales.

Members of the Territorial Army do training and military duties in their spare time Credit: Chris Radburn / PA Archive / Press Association Images