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RAF Freedom parade today

Oxford Mail: Councillor Jane Titchener, Wallingford Town Council Mayor Councillor Jane Titchener, Wallingford Town Council Mayor

More than 100 servicemen and women from RAF Benson will parade through the town today to celebrate the base’s 75th anniversary.

Starting east of the Thames Bridge at 4pm, troops will march into the town with drums beating, colours flying and bayonets fixed. In the Market Square they will be greeted by Mayor of Wallingford Jane Titchener and a reviewing officer.

The parade will be followed by a civic reception on the Kinecroft with a Puma helicopter, stands showing RAF Benson’s history and music.

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