Freedom of Bromyard for the Rifles and unveiling of plaque for Rifleman William Aldridge - Saturday 29th October
Saturday 29th October is a big day for Bromyard!
On that day, at 2:30pm, there will be a short service in St Peter's Church in honour of Rifleman William Aldridge during which a plaque in his honour will be unveiled. William Aldridge was the youngest soldier to be killed in Aghanistan. Members of the public are invited to attend this service.
Then, at 3:30pm the Freedom Ceremony will take place in the Market Square, during which a freedom scroll will be presented to the Rifles, and then at 4:00pm there will be a parade along Broad St. High St and Cruxwell St of the Waterloo Band and Bugles, the 2nd Battalion the Rifles, the Hereford company of 6th Battalion the Rifles and the Bromyard platoon of Hereford and Worcester Army Cadet Force. They are joined by former soldiers of the Herefordshire Light Infantry, the King's Shropshire Light Infantry, the Light Infantry, the Rifles, and local members of the British Legion.
Please come along on Saturday 29th October to witness this memorable event and to show your appreciation of the work of the Rifles regiment in protecting the interests of the United Kingdom.