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Duke presents posthumous award

The Duke of Kent presents the award Credit: ITV Border

Duke of Kent has presented Mrs Myrna Robertson and her son John Robertson witha posthumous certificate of service for the late John Robertson, former crewmember, mechanic and deputy launching authority to commemorate 43 years ofservice with Kippford lifeboat in Kirkcudbright.

Duke of Kent visit

The Duke of Kent Credit: ITV Border

The Duke of Kent will be in Dumfries and Galloway and will visit a number of lifeboat stations over two days.

His first stop is in Kippford where he will present Mrs Myrna Robertson and her son John Robertson with a posthumous certificate of service for the late John Robertson, a former crewman.

After that he'll travel to Kirkcudbright and present the station there with a vellum to celebrate its 150th anniversary.