Wing Commander Paul Farnes, a member of 501 (County of Gloucester) Squadron and the last surviving ‘Ace’ of the Battle of Britaiin, died on 28 January 2020. His obituary can be seen in the Daily Telegraph article by clicking here.
The Standard of 2623 Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force Regiment was paraded into Ely Cathedral on 16 January 2020 for a Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Sir Michael Marshal. The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Earl of Wessex, The Duke of Gloucester and the Duke of Kent was represented at the Service. Sir Michael Marshall was a staunch supporter of many local and national charities and was knighted in 2010 for his services to business.