A Salute to His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The Brotherhood of Veterans of the 1941 Greek Campaign is greatly saddened by the death of HRH Prince Philip who passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle on Friday 9 April 2021, aged 99. Our thoughts and prayers are with Queen Elizabeth II, his wife of 73 years, and the Royal family, who have lost a much beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Prince Philip was the longest serving royal consort in British history. He has been a constant not only in the Queen’s life, but also in all our lives.

As a wonderful example of duty first, we echo the words of the Royal British Legion: “We are immensely thankful for his lifetime of faithful service and we mourn his passing deeply.”

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Farewell President, Welcome Chairman

As you will be aware, our President Frank Gill, sadly died on 25th November 2020.  Frank, a veteran of The Greek Campaign was only our second President, following on from our first President, Edwin Horlington MBE, founder of  The Brotherhood.  It was fitting that a veteran was our President but now that can no longer be the case. Instead, we have decided to appoint a Chairman. We are very pleased to announce that our first Chairman will be David Sanderson.  David is the son of Trooper Eric Rockliff Sanderson of the 4th Hussars, PoW October 1941.