Duchess of Cornwall attends RAF Halton freedom parade in Thame

The Duchess of Cornwall at the freedom parade in Thame
Image caption The duchess greeted local people who had gathered in the streets

The Duchess of Cornwall has been attending a freedom parade through the streets of Thame.

Servicemen from RAF Halton took part in a full military parade accompanied by music from the RAF College band.

Many have recently returned from operations abroad.

Thame has previously been visited by the Queen in 1959, the Princess Royal in 1995 and the Duke and Duchess of Wessex in 2003. Also present was the RAF Halton mascot, George the goat.

As their Honorary Air Commodore, the duchess received the Freedom Scroll on behalf of RAF Halton.

Parade commander Wing Cdr Stephen Borthwick asked the duchess to inspect the parade.

The parade was set to be followed by a private reception at the town's Spread Eagle Hotel.

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