SSAFA present HMS Westminster with commemorative D-Day book

Sir Andrew Gregory, CEO at SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, visited HMS Westminster to present Lt Commander, Kate Muir, and the Ship’s Company with SSAFA’s official D-Day 75 Publication.

HMS Westminster’s Executive Officer Lt Commander Kate Muir and the Ship’s Company were presented with leather-bound copies of SSAFA’s official publication marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day, D-Day 75.

Lt Commander, Kate Muir, contributed to the publication with a piece on one of D-Day’s leaders, Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, an Allied Naval Commander and designer of Operation Neptune.

Sir Andrew Gregory attended HMS Westminster on Thursday 8 August alongside South Dock in Canary Wharf, London. Sir Andrew Gregory was given a tour of HMS Westminster, before presenting Lt Commander Kate Muir and the Ship’s Company with two leather-bound copies.

Sir Andrew Gregory, CEO at SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, said:

“We are delighted to be presenting HMS Westminster’s Executive Officer Lt Commander Kate Muir and the Ship’s Company, these copies of the D-Day 75 publication. Kate’s contribution to the publication highlights one of Britain’s key D-Day Leaders, Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay. We are incredibly grateful to her for allowing us to know more about his critical contribution to D-Day.”

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, provides lifelong support to anyone who is currently serving or has ever served in the forces, and their families. This includes both regulars and reserves.

Notes to editors

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has been providing lifelong support to our Forces and their families since 1885. Last year our teams of volunteers and employees helped more than 82,000 people in need, from Second World War veterans to those who have served in more recent conflicts, and their families. SSAFA understands that behind every uniform is a person. And we are here for that person – any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us.

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