CROWDS of flag-waving well wishers greeted the 1st Battalion of the Royal Welch Fusiliers as they marched through Wrexham to mark their return from a six-month tour of duty in Iraq.
Soldiers from the regiment made up four guards, each with 65 soldiers, before marching from their regimental home at Hightown Barracks to the town centre.
There the salute was taken by the mayor of Wrexham, David Rogers.
The Clive Band of the Prince of Wales Division, Regimental Pioneers led the parade along with 'Billy' the regimental goat.
Territorial Army soldiers, serving with the Royal Welsh Regiment who were mobilised to serve with the Royal Welch Fusiliers in Iraq, were also on parade.
Before marching to the town centre, the parade formed at Hightown Barracks for inspection by the mayor of Wrexham and the Colonel of the regiment, Major-General (retired) Brian Plummer.
Following the parade, the regiment attended a special service at St Giles' Church.