The Prince of Wales today undertook engagements in the Netherlands to commemorate the Seventy Fifth Anniversary of Operation Market Garden and was received by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands (His Excellency the Hon Peter Wilson).
His Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, The Parachute Regiment, this morning joined Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands at a Service of Remembrance, Ginkel Heath, Arnhem.
The Prince of Wales this afternoon visited St Eusebius Church, Arnhem, to mark the completion of restoration work.
His Royal Highness afterwards attended a Commemorative Service in Driel.
The Prince of Wales later attended a Reception at the Airborne Museum, Oosterbeek.
St James’s Palace
The Countess of Wessex this morning arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from Kenya.
Mr Alexander Stonor was in attendance.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent, President, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, this morning attended the unveiling of the “Rescue” statue to commemorate the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of Salcombe Lifeboat Station at Kingsbridge Quay, 1 Promenade, Kingsbridge, and was received by the Countess of Arran (Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Devon).
His Royal Highness later reviewed the Royal National Lifeboat Institution commemorative fleet in Salcombe Harbour before visiting the Lifeboat Museum, Custom House Quay, Salcombe.
The Duke of Kent subsequently attended the unveiling of a second commemorative statue, “Baltic Exchange III”, at Devon Road Garden, followed by a visit to Holy Trinity Church, Salcombe, and the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary Bazaar at Cliff Road, Salcombe.
His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Lunch to commemorate the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of Salcombe Lifeboat Station at Salcombe Yacht Club, Cliff House, Cliff Road, Salcombe.