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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh KG KT OM GCVO GBE

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How to sign the online book of condolence and guidelines on how to pay tribute to His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh KG KT OM GCVO GBE

1921 to 2021

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh on Friday 9 April 2021. On behalf of Farnham Town Council, the Mayor of Farnham will send an official letter offering her sincerest condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and members of the Royal family.

As a mark of respect, we will follow national protocols and observe a period of mourning. 

Flag flying

The Union flag at Gostrey Meadow has been lowered to half-mast and a black cravat has been attached to the flag outside the Town Council office. The flags will remain like this until 8am on the day after the funeral. 

Books of condolence

You can sign the online book of condolence on the Royal website. 

How to pay tribute

If who wish to pay tribute to the life of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, you are invited to consider making a donation to one of his charities. Details can be found on the Royal website. This request is made as an alternative to leaving floral tributes and is in line with the wishes of the Royal household and government COVID restrictions.

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