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1939 - Duke & Duchess Windsor Arrive Portsmouth

21st September. – Duke and Duchess of Windsor arrived in Portsmouth at 9pm on board the Destroyer HMS Kelly (Mountbatten’s ship) from France and stayed overnight at Admiralty House. They left for London the next morning.

29th September – The Duke and Duchess of Windsor arrive at Admiralty House from London. They left later on board the Destroyer HMS Express for Cherbourg. The Duke had been given a war appointment in Bermuda.