Anglian Homecoming March

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Come and give a rousing welcome to the 1st Battalion (The Vikings) Royal Anglian Regiment on their homecoming march through Basildon town centre in November, to mark their Freedom of the Borough and their return from a fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan.

The 1st Battalion (The Vikings) Royal Anglian Regiment will march through Basildon town centre on Thursday 8 November from 12.30pm where they will be met by His Royal Highness, The Duke of Gloucester. His Royal Highness, a first cousin of the Queen, is Colonel in Chief of the Anglian Regiment and will inspect the troops following the march.

The 1st Battalion (The Vikings) Royal Anglian Regiment will march through Basildon town centre with bands playing, drums beating, colours flying and bayonets fixed.

The Homecoming March will begin outside Toys R Us in Southernhay, Basildon town centre at 12.30pm, and proceed through the town square to reach St Martin’s Square by 12.40pm.

Give them a thundering good welcome!

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