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East End pays its tribute to said passing of Prince Philip

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The college head trainer who invited The Queen and Prince Philip to the East End three years in the past has paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh whose loss of life on the age of 99 was introduced by Buckingham Palace at present. 

The Royal go to was to mark the centenary of the First World War bombing of Upper North Street elementary college in Poplar the place 18 youngsters have been killed, most of them infants. 

Prince Philip visiting Mayflower School in 2017 with The Queen stops to chat to the children as he arrived


Prince Philip visiting Mayflower School in 2017 with The Queen stops to chat to the youngsters as he arrived

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Prince Philip was visibly moved when he visited Mayflower School in Upper North Street with the Queen to study concerning the devastation in 1917 when infants aged 5 to seven have been killed in a German air raid. 

The Royal couple have been invited by head trainer Dee Bleach and the person who organised the centenary occasion, Stanley Kaye, who spent months tracing kin and households of the youngsters. 

They issued a joined assertion to the East London Advertiser at present following the announcement from Buckingham Palace. 

Children greeting Prince Philip with the Queen when the arrived at Mayflower School in 2017 


Children greeting Prince Philip with the Queen when the arrived at Mayflower School in 2017

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“We have been deeply saddened to study of the loss of life of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” it said. “He has been an ever fixed by the facet of the Queen.   

“We have been honoured that the Queen along with Prince Philip attended the one centesimal anniversary of the bombing of the Upper North Street School in June 2017 which was his final official engagement. He will probably be missed.” 

An announcement from Buckingham Palace said: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has introduced the loss of life of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness handed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.”

Tower Hamlets mayor John Biggs performed host to the Duke of Edinburgh and The Queen for the go to, which was the Prince’s final main engagement earlier than formally retiring. 

Mayor who played host to Prince Philip and the Queen in Poplar in 2017...


Mayor who performed host to Prince Philip and the Queen in Poplar in 2017… “His loss of life is trigger of disappointment in east London”

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The Mayor instructed the Advertiser: “I met him when he got here to Poplar three years in the past. His loss of life introduced at present is a trigger of disappointment in east London. He represented loyal opinion. His passing is an finish of an period.  

“The Duke represented our nationwide id. This is a time of reflection of our altering society. He was a logo of our nation.” 

The Union Flag is flying at half mast over Tower Hamlets Town Hall and all council neighbourhood centres throughout the East End. 

The council can also be opening a Book of Condolence going surfing for the general public.

Prince Philip was patron of the UK Air Ambulance charities. The helicopter service on the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel said it was “deeply saddened by the loss of life of His Royal Highness” who was a patron and a nice supporter.

Generations of children in east London have been amongst others throughout the nation who took half within the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme which has helped tens of millions obtain their potential because it was launched in 1956. It was quickly adopted by east London faculties and youth organisations.

The purpose is motivating these between 14 and 25 in self-development actions to take them from adolescence to maturity. Its flexibility adapts to totally different cultures and has unfold worldwide to 130 nations.

How the people remember the Queen and Prince Philip in The Mall on 50th anniversary of her reign in 2002


How the folks bear in mind the Queen and Prince Philip in The Mall on fiftieth anniversary of her reign in 2002:
Duke of Edinburgh, June 10, 1921 – April 9, 2021.

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The Duke of Edinburgh Award is his lasting legacy for future generations.