Rutland-based troops help people in Yorkshire recover from floods

Military support was requested

Rutland-based soldiers have returned home after helping support people in flood-hit Yorkshire.

Around 90 soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, the Royal Anglian Regiment, were part of a 200-strong contingent deployed to Doncaster in the early hours of Wednesday morning following a request from the civilian authorities for military support. 

Based at Kendrew Barracks, in Cottesmore, the 2nd Battalion is one of three UK Standby Battalions held at...
source: Leicester Mercury

2019-11-15 11:17
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