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  • 10 March 2017

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Honorary Air Commodore, No 501 (County of Gloucester) Logistics Support Squadron, this morning attended the Royal Auxiliary Air Force Honorary Air Commodore's Annual Briefing and Luncheon at Royal Air Force Northolt, Ruislip, Middlesex.

  • 9 March 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this morning attended a Service of Dedication on Horse Guards Parade, London SW1, for the Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial and, following a Royal Salute, were received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Mr. Kenneth Olisa), the Chief of the Defence Staff (Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach) and Air Vice Marshal Garry Tunnicliffe (Defence Services Secretary). The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Henry of Wales, The Duke of York, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Princess Royal, and The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, accompanied by Earl of Ulster, were present. After the Service The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh drove to Richmond Terrace and were received by the Marshal of the Royal Air Force the Lord Stirrup KG (Chairman of Trustees, Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial Project). Her Majesty and His Royal Highness subsequently walked to Victoria Embankment Gardens and met Memorial Trustees and some of those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan between 1990 and 2015. The Bishop of Lambeth and Bishop to the Armed Forces afterwards dedicated the Memorial and The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, unveiled the Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial. Other Members of the Royal Family subsequently attended a Reception on Horse Guards Parade. The Queen was represented by Mr. David Medlock (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Lord Waddington (formerly Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Bermuda) which was held at St. John the Baptist Church, Horsington, Somerset, this afternoon.

  • 9 March 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this morning attended a Service of Dedication on Horse Guards Parade, London SW1, for the Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial and, following a Royal Salute, were received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Mr. Kenneth Olisa), the Chief of the Defence Staff (Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach) and Air Vice Marshal Garry Tunnicliffe (Defence Services Secretary). The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Henry of Wales, The Duke of York, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Princess Royal, and The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, accompanied by Earl of Ulster, were present. After the Service The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh drove to Richmond Terrace and were received by the Marshal of the Royal Air Force the Lord Stirrup KG (Chairman of Trustees, Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial Project). Her Majesty and His Royal Highness subsequently walked to Victoria Embankment Gardens and met Memorial Trustees and some of those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan between 1990 and 2015. The Bishop of Lambeth and Bishop to the Armed Forces afterwards dedicated the Memorial and The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, unveiled the Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial. Other Members of the Royal Family subsequently attended a Reception on Horse Guards Parade. The Queen was represented by Mr. David Medlock (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Lord Waddington (formerly Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Bermuda) which was held at St. John the Baptist Church, Horsington, Somerset, this afternoon.

  • 8 March 2017

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, on behalf of The Queen, this afternoon received the Grand Collar of the Order of the Eagle of Georgia from Prince Davit of Georgia. The Duchess of Gloucester this afternoon officially opened St. Anne's and Avondale Park Nursery School, Sirdar Road, London W11.

  • 6 March 2017

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust, this afternoon attended a Luncheon at Savills, 33 Margaret Street, London W1.

  • 2 March 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeomanry, today received Major General Andrew Farquhar upon relinquishing his appointment as Honorary Colonel and Colonel David Leigh upon assuming the appointment. The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, this evening attended a Dinner at the Travellers Club, 106 Pall Mall, London SW1, to mark the Sixth Fifth Anniversary of The Queen's Accession. The Duke of Cambridge, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by the Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG (formerly Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Lord Mayhew of Twysden (formerly Secretary of State for Northern Ireland) which was held at St. Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, London SW1, today. The Prince of Wales was represented by the Earl of Caledon. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by the Earl Peel (Lord Chamberlain) at the Memorial Service for Lieutenant Colonel Gordon Birdwood (Senior Gentleman Usher to The Queen) which was held at the Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, London SW1, this afternoon. The Duke of York was represented by Major William McLean. The Earl and Countess of Wessex were represented by Brigadier Alastair Bruce of Crionaich. The Princess Royal was represented by Brigadier Andrew Parker Bowles. The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester were represented by Mrs. Grant Baker. Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy was represented by Mrs. Peter Afia.

  • 1 March 2017

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Church Monuments Society, this morning received Dr. Jean Wilson (President). His Royal Highness, Patron-in-Chief, Scottish Veterans' Residences, this afternoon received Major General Mark Strudwick upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman and Brigadier George Lowder upon assuming the appointment. The Duchess of Gloucester, Royal Patron, Prostate Cancer UK, this afternoon received Alderman William Russell upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Mr. Charles Packshaw upon assuming the appointment. Mrs. Angela Culhane (Chief Executive) was present.

  • 28 February 2017

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Honorary President, BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust, this morning received Mr. Steven Wakeland (Chairman), Mr. Ron Mitchell (Trust Secretary) and Mr. Nicolas Trudgian (Artist). His Royal Highness, Vice Royal Patron, the Almshouse Association, this afternoon attended a Luncheon at Coutts and Company, 440 Strand, London WC2, to launch the Sir David Money-Coutts Appeal for Almshouses. The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, today received Mr. Stephen Posey upon assuming his appointment as Chief Executive. Professor John Wallwork (Chairman of the Board of Directors) was present. Her Royal Highness, President, Royal Alexandra and Albert School, this afternoon received Mr. Mark Dixon upon assuming his appointment as Headmaster.

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