Celebrating the Coronation in Nigeria
In the 1950s my father was working in Nigeria as Chief Accountant for the Eastern Region and obtained tickets for my twin sister (Hazel) and myself for the Coronation in the Colonial Stand in East Carriage Drive.
It was a
The atmosphere was electric and we heard all the service over the loud speakers. The
In the evening after our dinner with friends in
'God save the Queen and God bless her.'
Little did I know that my future husband was marching past, an officer cadet from Eton Hall.