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Freedom of the Town & Flag Raising Ceremony  


In the morning at the Town War Memorial, the Mayor of Whitehill Town Council, Cllr Sally Pond, bestowed the ‘Freedom of the Town’ on the Corps of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME). This was received by General Figgures CB CBE.

There was also the formal raising of the flag for National Armed Forces Day with  soldiers from 10 Training Battalion REME on parade. The Band of the Royal Logistic Corps performed at the parade.