Daily Record: April 25th, 2018


Windsor Castle

The Queen, Colonel-in-Chief, this morning presented a new Standard to the Royal Tank Regiment at Windsor Castle and was received by the Colonel Commandant (Major General John Patterson) and the Regimental Colonel (Lieutenant Colonel Stephen May).

Her Majesty was received in St. George’s Hall with a Royal Salute.

After the presentation, The Queen was graciously pleased to address the Regiment and the Colonel Commandant replied.

Her Majesty afterwards met former Colonels Commandant and subsequently met members of the Regimental Family in the Waterloo Chamber.

By command of The Queen, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. Lazarus Ombai Amayo at 45 Portland Place, London W1, this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as High Commissioner for the Republic of Kenya in London.

The Lord St. John of Bletso (Lord in Waiting) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this evening upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of Her Majesty.

Clarence House

The Prince of Wales, on behalf of The Queen, this morning attended the World War I Centenary at the Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France.

Miss Bernadette Smith and Major Harry Pilcher were in attendance.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Henry of Wales this morning attended the ANZAC Day Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving in Westminster Abbey, London SW1.

Kensington Palace

Prince Henry of Wales this morning attended the ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Hyde Park Corner, London W1, and was received by Mr. Paul Knapman (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

His Royal Highness, on behalf of The Queen, later laid a wreath at the Cenotaph, London SW1, to commemorate the ANZAC Landings at Gallipoli.

Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York, Founder, Pitch@Palace, this afternoon held Pitch@Palace 9.0 at St. James’s Palace for entrepreneurs and supporters.

Buckingham Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Patron, the Tennis and Rackets Association, today attended the Professional-Amateur Tournament at The Queen’s Club, Palliser Road, London W14.

The Countess of Wessex this morning visited the Weeping Window display in Hereford Cathedral and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Herefordshire (the Dowager Countess of Darnley).

Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited Hereford Cider Museum, Pomona Place, Hereford.

Buckingham Palace

The Princess Royal, President, the Mission to Seafarers Limited, this afternoon attended a Luncheon at the Baltic Exchange, 38 St. Mary Axe, London EC3.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, RNVR Youth Sail Training Trust, afterwards attended a Trustees’ Meeting at Pennington Manches LLP, 125 Wood Street, London EC2.

The Princess Royal, Patron, this evening presented the Whitley Fund for Nature Annual Awards at the Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7, and was received by Sir Michael Dixon (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Anglian Regiment, this morning received Lieutenant Colonel Guy Foden upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion and Lieutenant Colonel Phillip Moxey upon assuming the appointment.

His Royal Highness, Patron, Global Heritage Fund UK, this afternoon attended a Luncheon at the Garrick Club, 15 Garrick Street, London WC2.

St. James’s Palace

The Duke of Kent, Grand Master, United Grand Lodge of England, this afternoon attended the Annual Investiture at Freemasons’ Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London WC2.

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