The last group of soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (3 YORKS) has returned home from their deployment as part of 12th Mechanized Brigade on Operation HERRICK 16 in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Sergeant Gareth Thursby and Private Thomas Wroe, both of 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (Duke of Wellington’s) (3 YORKS) were killed in Afghanistan on Saturday 15 September 2012.
Soldiers from 4th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (4 YORKS) have escorted the Paralympic Flame through part of northern England.
Soldiers from A Company, 1st Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (1 YORKS) have taken gifts to Afghan children in Helmand to help them celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid.
It is with regret that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Private Matthew Thornton, from 4th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (4 YORKS), was killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday 9 November 2011.
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Private Matthew Thornton killed in Afghanistan