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The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall mark Battle of Britain anniversary

Posted On: 22 Oct 2021   |   Posted By: Royal Central

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall mark Battle of Britain anniversary

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall attended a Service of Thanksgiving and Rededication Service on the 81 st anniversary of the Battle of Britain on Sunday.
The royals were joined by UK politicians and dignitaries for the service at Westminster Abbey. They were presented upon arrival at the Abbey to the Canon Steward, the Deputy Receiver General, the High Steward, the High Bailiff, the Chief of the Air Staff, and the Chaplain in Chief.
Prince Charles attended in his capacity as patron of the Battle of Britain Fighter Association, a position he's held since 2003.
The Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle, said in his Bidding:
“Once again, we come together on Battle of Britain Sunday in this House of Kings and House of Prayer to give thanks for the dedication and heroism of members of the Royal Air Force and the allied air forces in that remarkable struggle for air supremacy over Britain in October 1940. Their courage marked a turning point in the war, for, without their bravery, it...

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