Paignton British Legion pay own tribute to Prince Philip

RBL man lays memorial wreath

Major Ron Goodwin of the Paignton RBL lays the wreath - Credit: Submitted

Members of the Paignton branch of the Royal British Legion have paid their own respects to Prince Philip.

They gathered at the War Memorial in Palace Gardens to make a small gesture on behalf of the people of Paignton in commemoration of the life of the Duke of Edinburgh.  

Legion men at war memorial

Major Goodwin and RBL members at the war memorial in Palace Gardens - Credit: Submitted

A spokesman for the Legion said: "His love and support of our Queen and dedication to our country and the Commonwealth have been well documented.  

Memorial wreath

The special RBL wreath - Credit: Submitted

"A wreath was laid as a mark of respect and condolence to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Family. May they be comforted by those close to them."