This message was kindly received from the Patron of NFFWRA:
Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester thank you most sincerely for your hospitality and organisation in arranging their attendance at the Service to Commemorate the Seventieth Anniversary of Victory in Japan day at St Martin-in-the-Fields on 15th August, 2015.
Their Royal Highnesses were honoured to be part of such a special occasion and were extremely moved by the fitting tribute made during the Service. The Duke and Duchess would wish to pass on their thanks and appreciation to all those involved for such a special and memorable occasion.
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester would like to convey their very warmest regards to Pauline (Simpson) and everyone at the NFFWRA and they look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future.