Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire, Robert Voss CBE CStJ has expressed his sadness at the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.
Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced.
The Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire said: “It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.
“His Royal Highness devoted his life to serving Her Majesty and this country and his sense of duty was unfailing.
“He is often remembered for his wit and sense of humour and fun but he never wavered in his support of The Queen and the many charities and other organisations which he supported including of course The Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards.”
The Lord-Lieutenant also mentioned Prince Philip’s connection with Hertfordshire, adding:
“He had a long-standing connection with Hertfordshire and was seen in the county on numerous occasions-most recently when he opened the Science Building at the University in 2017.
“We should all be immensely thankful for his lifetime of faithful and devoted service to this country.
“On behalf of the people of Hertfordshire I send my sincerest condolences to Her Majesty and members of The Royal Family.”
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