7 Rifles – Freedom of Reading (Pt. 2)


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“Today has been a wonderful opportunity to re-affirm the Battalion’s close bond with the Town of Reading whom we rely on for their support and of course it is where many of Reservists live”

Parade Commander Major Haydn Jellard, Battalion Executive Officer, lead members of 7 Rifles through Reading Town Centre on Sunday 8 May, as the Battalion received the honour of the Freedom of Reading from the Mayor Councillor Sarah Hacker.

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Proud Standard bearers  supporting  the Freedom Parade

Veterans and Ex Riflemen,  Mr Anthony Walsh (78) and Mr David Smith (72) were proud to support members of the 7th Battalion The Rifles as they were granted the Freedom of Reading on Sunday 8 May 2016.

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The Mayor of Reading Councillor Sarah Hacker

Inspecting Reservists from 7th Battalion The Rifles during the Freedom Parade held in Reading Town Centre on Sunday 8 May 2016.

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Members of Berkshire Army Cadet Force who have their Headquarters based at Brock Barracks in Reading

Members of the Berkshire Army Cadet Force marched through Reading Town Centre on Sunday 8 May with members of 7th Battalion The Rifles during the Freedom Parade.

http://www.serfca.org/Reserves/Army-Reserve/Infantry/BHQ-7th-Battalion-the-Rifles

https://armycadets.com/county/royal-county-of-berkshire-acf/

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