Soldiers Honoured in Parade

Hundreds of people turn out to cheer and applaud the ARRC troops in Tewkesbury

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Soldiers honoured in Tewkesbury parade

Regimental medal parade through the streets of Tewkesbury Credit: ITV News

A regimental medal parade was held in Tewkesbury today to honour more than a hundred soldiers who recently returned from a six month tour of Afghanistan. 120 members of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, based in Gloucester, took part.

Later, a Memorial Wall is to be consecrated and the Duke of Gloucester will present medals at the unit's base at Imjin Barracks in Innsworth.

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