Homecoming and medal ceremony in Bury St Edmunds for Royal Tank Regiment from RAF Honington

A homecoming parade for soldiers from 1 Royal Tank Regiment who have been fighting in Afghanistan, will take place in Bury St Edmunds next week.

The soldiers, who are based at RAF Honington, will be presented with campaign medals during the ceremony on Wednesday.

There will also be a thanksgiving service at St Edmundsbury Cathedral to mark the regiment’s return and recognise the bravery and sacrifice of those who have died.

Anyone is welcome to attend. The thanksgiving service starts at 10am and will be followed by the parade and medal presentation on Angel Hill at 11am.