Lovely memories of meeting Prince Philip at Buckingham Palace

A letter from Stanley and Helen Wilson:

Monday, 19th April 2021, 11:21 am
Updated Monday, 19th April 2021, 11:25 am
The Duke of Edinburgh speaking to guests at a garden party at Buckingham Palace in London on June 1, 2017. The event was also attended by Stanley and Helen Wilson. Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire

My husband Stanley and I had the privilege of meeting the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace in June 2017.

It was at his last garden party as he was retiring from public service.

On saying that I was from Omagh, he talked about various parts of the town.

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He was so knowledgeable and friendly.

Lovely memories of a lovely man.

Stanley and Helen Wilson, Omagh, Co Tyrone

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