Service of the Order of the British Empire

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Service of the Order of the British Empire

The Queen has commanded that a be held in St Paul's Cathedral at 11.30am on Wednesday 8 May 1996. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, Grand Master of the Order, will be present.

Those belonging to the Order and holders of the British Empire Medal who wish to attend should apply for a ticket giving their name, address, appointment (GBE, KBE, DBE, CBE, OBE, MBE, BEM) and other decorations in block capitals as soon as possible and not later than Friday 8 March 1996, to the Registrar, Order of the British Empire, Central Chancery, St James's Palace, London SW1A 1BH.

No tickets are available for spouses who are not members or Medallists of the Order, or guests, due to the size of the Order and the limited seating capacity in St Paul's Cathedral.