Stuart Eastwood, curator of the Border Regiment Museum said the visit by the Duke of Kent was gratefully received.
His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent visited Carlisle Castle and the news site for Cumbria's Military Museum.
The Duke also visited the current site of the museum as well as a tour of the ramparts.
The Duke of Kent is visiting Carlisle Castle's military museum and will open the new £20m refit of Trinity School.
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.
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.