Video 2: Grantham bids farewell to 168 Pioneer Regiment

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A farewell parade through the centre of Grantham was watched by hundreds of people cheering in thanks to a regiment with 17 years’ history in the town.

Soldiers of 168 Pioneer Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps proudly marched through the streets on Saturday to mark the end of an era at the Prince William of Gloucester Barracks, on Somerby Hill. The regiment is the first to disband as part of Army cuts.

Pioneers service and parade

Pioneers service and parade

Reservists were joined by former Pioneers and the Band of the Parachute Regiment.