The 3rd Battalion parade through Lichfield
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Crowds turn out for Armed Forces Day in Lichfield

Thousands of people around the region turned out to show their appreciation for the work of the services on Armed Forces Day.

It was a particularly poignant day for the 3rd Battalion of the Mercian Regiment which is being disbanded as part of military cutbacks.

Justine Holland-Roper spoke to members of the battalion, and Wendy Laws, whose son was killed in Afghanistan.

  • 29 Jun 2014
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