Barbara Marshall from Derbyshire
been a member for around 50 years. In 1972, my husband Peter
Marshall and I went to London for the Jubilee celebrations
of 50 years of Cadets.
There was a parade in Hyde Park and Princess Anne came to
inspect the Cadets. I specifically remember it because we hired a
train from Chesterfield to London and took over 100 people from
Derbyshire. Peter was Divisional Superintendent of Cadets at the
time and had made all the arrangements.
I remember the headline of a national paper stating that it
‘looked like a battlefield’ because it was so hot that
Cadets had fainted in the heat.
I later met Princess Anne when she came to open the
new-look Derbyshire County Headquarters and Training Centre on 3
March 2009. I was introduced to HRH as the Fellowship