Horfield’s 39 Signal Regiment receives Freedom of City of Bristol

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Cleo Lake, conferred the freedom of the city of Bristol on 39 Signal Regiment at a special extraordinary full council meeting at City Hall on Tuesday.

The Horfield-based reserve regiment, which was formed in 1967 and is made up of people who live and work in the area, became the eighth military unit to receive the honour since 1958, following the likes of the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment, the Rifles and 57 Squadron, Royal Corps of Signals, which was disbanded in 2015.

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