In loving memory of Marine Sam Alexander MC

It’s taken rather a long time to post this, probably because it’s still a bit raw. But in late March I headed up to London with my family attend the unveiling of a plague on Hammersmith Bridge in memory of my nephew Sam Alexander who was killed on patrol in Afghanistan last year. The ceremony was coordinated by my sister Serena who laid the plaque with the mayor of Hammersmith and Fulham, Frances Stainton. You can read more about the ceremony in the Fulham Chronicle. In the meantime, here’s a few snaps form the event:

Royal Marines marching to Hammersmith Bridge
My sister Serena, followed by Mayor and marines
Crowded ceremony on Hammersmith Bridge
Releasing of the balloons
My sister and our (very distant) cousin the Earl of Lauderdale
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