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7 RIFLES Granted Freedom Of The City Of Oxford

Members of 7th Battalion The Rifles have been marching through Oxford, exercising their Freedom of the City. 120 reservists and cadets from...

Members of 7th Battalion The Rifles have been marching through Oxford, exercising their Freedom of the City.
 
120 reservists and cadets from Abingdon were greeted by the city's mayor and cheered by crowds as they paraded.
 
It's a privilege which has been given to Admiral Lord Nelson, Sir Roger Bannister and Nelson Mandela, and now it's been bestowed upon Oxford's very own battalion.
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