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Battle of Britain Memorial Day

PUBLISHED: 15:00 12 September 2015 | UPDATED: 15:00 12 September 2015

Prince Michael of Kent inspects the standard bearers

Prince Michael of Kent inspects the standard bearers

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HRH Prince Michael of Kent was guest of honour at Capel-le-Ferne at the annual Memorial Day organised by the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust

His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent was guest of honour at the annual Memorial Day organised by the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust, but the real stars of the show were the veterans of the famous aerial conflict. Seven members of Churchill’s The Few, Flt Lt Terry Clark, Wing Cdr Paul Farnes, Wing Cdr Terry Kane, Wing Cdr Tom Neil, Sqn Ldr Tony Pickering, Sqn Ldr Geoff Wellum and Flying Officer Ken Wilkinson attended the service of commemoration, held at the National Memorial to The Few at Capel-le-Ferne. The event took place against the stunning new backdrop of The Wing, the Trust’s new visitor centre. There was music from the RAF Central Band and Kent Wing Air Training Corps and colour provided by standards carried by representatives of scores of ex-service organisation. w

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