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British Army Soldiers Training in Kenya (Batuk) hold special memorial service for their departed Commander in Chief – Queen Elizabeth II

British Army Soldiers Training in Kenya bid farewell to their departed Commander in Chief Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II through a memorial service on the day of her funeral.

The memorial service was presided over by Batuk priest, Andrew Thomson before the soldiers followed the live proceedings of the funeral at Westminster Abbey in London and the burial at St George’s Chapel in Windsor.


Led by the unit’s commander, Duncan J. Mann, the soldiers hailed the queen for her presence in the army adding that HRH was a resolute supporter of the armed forces who provided unequaled support around the world.


They also remembered the rich history between the Royal family in UK and Kenya right from the Tree Tops hotel, Her Majesty’s connection with ACK St Phillip’s Church in Naromoru, Nyeri and her visits to the country.


They were joined by local staff, family, friends, local leaders and administrators to bid farewell to the longest serving Monarch in the history of Britain and the United Kingdom who died aged 96.

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