SLIDESHOW: Residents support the troops at Doncaster Armed Forces Day

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Residents showed their support for the armed forces by turning out for a poignant parade through Doncaster

Troops gathered at Sir Nigel Gresley Square after a parade, where they received Afghanistan campaign medals in front of the public.

An armed forces day event in took place in Gresley Square, Doncaster, on Saturday (29 June 2013). Our picture shows the military parade.

An armed forces day event in took place in Gresley Square, Doncaster, on Saturday (29 June 2013). Our picture shows the military parade.

A parade through the town centre followed a day of entertainment to mark Armed Forces Day which attracted thousands into the town centre

Doncaster Central MP Rosie Winterton attended the event.

Rosie said: “It was fantastic to see so many people getting involved in the Armed Forces Day celebrations.

“It is an important opportunity for people in Doncaster, and across the country, to recognise and pay thanks to the commitment, sacrifice and patriotism of our military personnel, and their families, who offer them such huge support.”

Photos: Steve Taylor

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