As our Patron Her Majesty the Queen celebrates her 90th birthday, take a peek at some of the quirky moments we’ve shared.
At a meeting on 11 June 1926, the British Red Cross council sent “hearty congratulations to the Chairman [Duke of York] on the birth of a Royal Princess.”
That little princess, Elizabeth, would grow up to have a long connection to the British Red Cross.
On 20 November 1947, Red Cross first aid teams helped the crowds during the wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip. Volunteers lined the route from St James’s Palace to Buckingham Palace, treating 324 casualties. More