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Romford Pictures: Crowds line the streets of Romford to cheer armed forces

09:53 30 June 2014

Armed Forces Day parade through Arcade Place, South Street, the Market and Havering Havering Town Hall. The parade included veterans, cadets and brownies.

Armed Forces Day parade through Arcade Place, South Street, the Market and Havering Havering Town Hall. The parade included veterans, cadets and brownies.

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Union Jack’s swung in the wind as crowds cheered the men and woman who have served to protect Queen and country on Armed Forces Day.

Armed Forces Day parade through Arcade Place, South Street, the Market and Havering Havering Town Hall. The parade included veterans, cadets and brownies. Armed Forces Day parade through Arcade Place, South Street, the Market and Havering Havering Town Hall. The parade included veterans, cadets and brownies.

The parade, led by The Royal British Legion Band and Corps of Drums Romford, departed from Arcade Pace at 10.30am and processed along South Street and Romford Market, on Saturday.

Many of those who came out to support the country’s armed forces displayed their patriotism with eye-catching red white and blue outfits.

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