Soldiers welcomed home

350 Soldiers have marked their return to the UK with an operational medal parade in Malmesbury.

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Soldiers mark return to the UK

After a six month deployment to Afghanistan 350 Soldiers from 9 Theatre Logistic Regiment marked their return to the UK with an Operational Medal Parade in Malmesbury in Wiltshire.

Soldiers presented with service medals in Malmesbury

9 TLR formed part of the Theatre Logistics Group responsible for providing the deployed British troops with ammunition, body armour, vehicles, weapons, fuel, rations, medical supplies and water.

Soldiers presented with service medals in Malmesbury Credit: MOD

Personnel were presented with operational service medals by the Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire, Mrs Sarah Troughton and the Mayor of Malmesbury, Mr John Grundy. After the parade the soldiers then marched to Malmesbury Abbey for a church service.

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