Farewell to the RMLY


(First broadcast April 2014 on BBC Radio Shropshire)

Hundreds of people turned-out to see an historic parade of The Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeomanry in Shrewsbury back in April.

The regiment of reservists - who's link with Shropshire goes back to 1795 - is being broken-up under Government's changes to the army.

Around 200 members attended a service at St Chad's, before marching through the town for the final time.

Our reporter, Sarah Robertson followed the march on what was an historic day for the regiment and county....

Aug 22, 2014, 09:45 PM, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
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