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Falkland Islands prepares for Queen’s Birthday Parade

Tuesday, April 20th 2010 - 08:44 UTC
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Governor Huckle will head the celebrations Governor Huckle will head the celebrations

Falkland Islands will be celebrating the Queen’s birthday Parade on Wednesday April 21 at Victory Green, Stanley. According to a release from Gilbert House the parade will form up at Victory Green at 10.15 hours and Governor Alan Huckle will arrive at 10.30 hours.

The Parade will proceed along the usual lines, and will be followed by a march past at which the Governor will take the Royal Salute.

Taking part in the parade will be contingents of the Royal Navy, the Army, the Royal Air Force, the Falkland Islands Defence Force supported by the Minden Band of the Queen’s Division, and members of youth organisations.

Also in attendance will be representatives of the Legislative Assembly and the Falkland Islands Government.

There will be a fly-past at approximately 10.45 hours.

The release points out that this is an important occasion and gives members of the public the opportunity to demonstrate their loyalty to the Crown and pay their respects to Her Majesty, whose presence is symbolised by the flying of the Royal Standard during part of the ceremony.

Members of the public attending the parade are invited to observe it from points on Victory Green and should be in position by 10.15 hours. The particular areas will be indicated by the Police Officers on duty.

It is appropriate for medals and decorations to be worn on this occasion.

Categories: Politics, Falkland Islands.

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  • gdr

    does Her Majesty(Queen) know the life story of Charles Darwin ....!!??

    Apr 20th, 2010 - 09:10 am 0
  • Hoytred

    Still flying the flag ....... watch Argies, and weep :-)

    Apr 20th, 2010 - 11:15 am 0
  • Christopher UK

    My heart is bursting with pride...how noble, how perfect, how British, how not Argentinean;-))))

    Apr 20th, 2010 - 11:23 am 0
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