Ixworth army cadets meet Prince Andrew following Regimental Remembrance Service in London

Army cadets from Ixworth met Prince Andrew following the Black Sunday Remembrance Service in London

Army cadets from Ixworth met Prince Andrew following the Black Sunday Remembrance Service in London Picture: SGT JOHN TILLOTSON - Credit: Archant

A group of army cadets from west Suffolk met Prince Andrew after the ‘Black Sunday’ Regimental Remembrance Service held in London on May 20.

The Suffolk army cadets from Ixworth Detachment were invited by the Grenadier Guards to attend the event, held in the Guards Chapel at Wellington Barracks, for the first time.

Simon Utting, sergeant major, said: “We had a fantastic day at Wellington Barracks, it was a privilege to attend.”

Ixworth Detachment are affiliated with the Grenadier Guards Regiment and follow their traditions and customs.

HRH The Duke Of York took over the role as colonel of the Grenadier Guards from the Duke Of Edinburgh earlier this year.


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The ‘Black Sunday’ Remembrance parade is a tradition of the Grenadier Guards Regiment, who remember the fallen past and present.

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