Rotherham Minster have today opened a Book of Condolence in remembrance of the 6 soldiers who lost their lives in Afghanistan.
5 of the soldiers belonged to the Third Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. In 2009, The Yorkshire Regiment were presented the Freedom of the Borough of Rotherham for its service and to recognise the strong historic connections with the Borough and South Yorkshire.
Lt Colonel Zac Stenning, of 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, read a eulogy to the men outside Battlesbury Barracks in Warminster.
Six soldiers have been killed, after an armoured vehicle was caught in an explosion in Afghanistan.