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We Demand A Main Road Public Parade! We Will Not Let Our Fallen Soldiers to be Driven Down Side Streets to Avoid the Public!

This is a disgraceful way to treat those who have

given their lives in the interest of our country! We Demand That They

Receive The Same Respect As They Did At Wootton Basset! The message this

action sends to the families of the fallen is disgraceful.

The bodies of soldiers killed in Afghanistan will no longer be honoured with a

public parade but will be driven through back streets to avoid upset, it has

emerged.For several years, the flag-draped coffins of fallen servicemen and women have

been met by large crowds who line the streets to pay their respects as they

return to British soil.But repatriation flights are to be diverted and will no longer be flown back

to RAF Lyneham and through the small Wiltshire town of Royal Wootton

Bassett, where they were saluted come rain or shine.Instead, they will arrive back to RAF Brize Norton, where they will be driven

through the back gate and then down side roads, neatly avoiding the nearby

town of Carterton, as they make their way to the John Radcliffe Hospital in

Oxford.  Wootton Bassett was the first town in more than 100 years to be granted the

“Royal” title in recognition of its parades for fallen soldiers.

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