Broxtowe’s Armed Forces were honoured on Armed Forces Day as soldiers and veterans from 170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group marched through Kimberley.
Soldiers from the group, based at Chetwynd Barracks in Chilwell marched through the town to exercise their Freedom of Entry to the Borough, along with veterans from the Royal Engineers Association and led by the Royal Engineers Reserve Band.
Residents took to the streets to give a rousing welcome to their Aarmy heroes during the parade.
The parade was followed by a commemorative service in Hall Om Wong Park to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.
As part of the service, wooden poppies were laid along a stream of planted poppies for soldiers from Kimberley who were killed in the war.
The march follows parades each of Broxtowe’s four towns after Broxtowe Borough Council unanimously agreed to confer the Freedom of Entry to the Borough of Broxtowe upon 170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group in recognition of their outstanding achievements, commitment and dedication in the service of this country and as an expression of the high regard in which they are held by the Council and members of the community.