Defence School To Exercise Freedom Rights At Beverley’s Fifth Armed Forces Day

Defence School To Exercise Freedom Rights At Beverley’s Fifth Armed Forces Day

The , based at Normandy Barracks, Leconfield, will exercise the Freedom of the East Riding at ’s next on Sunday 7th July 2013.

The freedom, the highest honour the East Riding Council can bestow was granted at ’s second in 2010.

The East Riding Council voted to grant the the freedom of the East Riding in recognition of their long standing association with the of the East Riding and in recognition of their devoted service to Queen and country with the special privilege, honour and distinction of marching through the streets of with bayonets fixed, colours flying and bands playing.

Cllr David K Elvidge, Chair of and Forces Help East Yorkshire which manages the event said,

“I am delighted that the will once again take centre stage in and I would ask the public to join us and line the streets to welcome our servicemen and women into the Town as they enter through the Medieval , before marching into Place”.

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Commandant DST, Colonel Rob Peacock said;

“The officers and other ranks from the , Army and serving at DST really appreciate and value the honour of having the Freedom of the East Riding. It is a great opportunity for us to show our gratitude to the of the East Riding for their past and ongoing support, especially on .”



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