King’s Royal Marines March in 40 Commando Freedom Parade | King's College Taunton

King’s Royal Marines March in 40 Commando Freedom Parade

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For Armed Forces Day, in searing temperatures, members of the King’s College Royal Marines CCF Section marched through the streets of Taunton alongside the officers and men and women of 40 Commando RM.

The parade was held to celebrate 40 Commando’s 35 years at Norton Manor Camp, situated just north of the town.

In attendance was the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, and Mayor of Taunton Deane, Catherine Herbert.

After an address in the town centre, a service of commemoration and remembrance was held in Vivary Park to remember the members of 40 Commando who have lost their lives.

Our Contingent Commander, Major Steve King, who served for a number of years in 40 Commando, said: “It was a great privilege for our cadets to be asked to exercise the Freedom of the Borough of Taunton Deane alongside 40 Commando.”

“The weather was certainly in our favour and it was heart-warming to see the Taunton community turn out in their thousands in support. I’m positive it is a day that will live long in our memories.”

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