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Rifles return in Freedom of Doncaster march
7:49am Friday 7th September 2012 in News
SOLDIERS who have recently returned from Afghanistan will exercise their Freedom of Doncaster by marching in its streets tomorrow.
Doncaster is a heartland town for 5th Battalion The Rifles, an armoured infantry battalion normally based in Paderborn, Germany.
But many of the soldiers from the battalion’s D Company and their families hail from the town and other parts of Yorkshire.
They will be joined by Territorial Army soldiers from D (Rifles) Company, 5 th Battalion Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, based in Scarborough Barracks in Balby, Army cadets from the Humberside and South Yorkshire Cadet Force and veterans from The Rifles Regimental Association.