The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by Admiral Sir George Zambellas (First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff, First and Principal Naval Aide-de-Camp to The Queen) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Admiral Sir Nicholas Hunt (formerly Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom) which was held in Guildford Cathedral, Surrey, this afternoon.
The Duke of York was represented by Captain Robert Guy RN.
The Princess Royal was represented by Captain Nicholas Wright RN.
The Duke and Duchess of Kent were represented by Mr. Nicholas Marden.
Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy was represented by the Lady Moyra Campbell.
The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Combined Services Winter Sports Association, this morning held a Meeting.
Her Royal Highness Patron, Mencap, this afternoon held a Lunch.
The Princess Royal, President, Royal Yachting Association, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this afternoon visited the London Boat Show and attended a Luncheon at ExCel, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, Gordonstoun Plus Campaign, this evening held a Dinner at St James’s Palace.
The Duchess of Gloucester, Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Army Dental Corps, today received Colonel Carson Black (Chief Dental Officer). Her Royal Highness, Patron, Asthma UK, this afternoon received Ms. Kay Boycott upon assuming her appointment as Chief Executive.
Appendix to Court Circular
The Queen has been pleased to make the following appointment in Her Majesty’s Household:
Mr Alistair Harrison to be Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps upon the retirement of Mr Charles Gray with effect from 7th January, 2014.