Back Badge parade marches through Gloucester
Veterans from the 'Glorious Glosters' proudly wore their Back Badges as they marched through the city yesterday.
Former soldiers from The Gloucestershire Regiment of the British Army met at the weekend for an annual service and reunion.
Afterwards comrades stepped back into formation to fly their colours as they marched down Southgate Street and gave a salute outside the Guildhall.
Veterans from the 'Glorious Glosters' proudly wore the Back Badge as they marched through the city.
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It marked the date when, in 1801, their predecessors, the 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment, fought back to back against the French.
For their gallantry they were award the unique honour.
The event was organised by The Regimental Association of The Rifles and The Royal Gloucestershire Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment.
Secretary and welfare officer Lawrence Whittle has tracked down 350 veterans over the last three years.
He said: "Sometimes it brings tears to their eyes when they see each other again."