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The Countess of Wessex appointed to the Royal Victorian Order

Published 20 January 2010

THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE PRESS SECRETARY TO THE QUEEN

The Queen has been pleased to make the following appointment to the Royal Victorian Order:-

To be a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)
HRH The Countess of Wessex.

Background
Awards in the Royal Victorian Order are made personally by The Queen, for services to the Sovereign.