Hector Duff MM,OBE, TH. Leg.d’hon

On 12th May the family of the late Hector Duff, MM,OBE,TH,Leg.d’hon, were guests at a reception at Government House Onchan IOM, hosted by the Lt Governor to receive the “Soldiering On” award on behalf of Hector. The news of this prestigious award was announced on the occasion of his 100th birthday in October 2019, Hector sadly died in November 2020. An amazing man whom many of us were privileged to know and consider a friend.

Left-Right. Colin Duff, Sir Laurence New, Glynis Duff, Tony Duff

Left-Right. Colin Duff, Sir Laurence New, Glynis Duff, Sir Richard Gozney the Lt Governor, Tony Duff

Tony Duff giving his acceptance speech, proudly wearing Hector’s medals.

VE Day

Today is the 76th Anniversary of Victory in Europe! The images are of last years VE Day poster competition winners and runners up. This years competition deadline has closed and the posters are currently being judged by the veterans. There were a record number of entries so announcements will follow in a few days! #VEday