Duchess of Cornwall at the Sovereign’s Parade at Sandhurst

The Duchess of Cornwall represented the Queen at the Sovereign’s Parade at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst on December 16th. The parade is held at the end of each term at Sandhurst and marks the passing out of Officer Cadets who have completed their Commissioning Course.

The Duchess of Cornwall represented the Queen at the Sovereign’s Parade at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. She has usually attended the event with the Prince of Wales in the past, but this year however, she attended alone. The Duchess gave a speech to the 156 Seniors, including 136 male Officer Cadets, 20 female Officer Cadets, of which 25 are from overseas, that were passing-out and receiving their commissions.

The Duchess of Cornwall fur trimmed green military frock coat, which was designed specially for a 2007 medal-giving ceremony for soldiers of 4th Battalion The Rifles and made from 4 Rifles wool. She also wore her everyday pearl pendent earrings and with cap badge of the 12th Royal Lancers. Her late father, Major Bruce Shand, commanded part of the regiment during World War II.

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For more information, check out:

The Duchess’s Speech

Daily Mail

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