Photograph – HM Queen talking to PO Len Cobbett (with Admiral ‘Sandy’ Woodward – 1982

Her Majesty The Queen speaking with PO Len Cobbett.

In the centre is Admiral Sir John Forster ‘Sandy’ Woodward.

This was at RAF Northwood and taken 11 days after the Atlantic Conveyor incident during the Falklands War.

The story behind Len being only in shirt sleeves is because he lost all of his kit when the Atlantic Conveyor went down.

Ship/Place/Originator: Northwood
Date / Date Range: 1982
Submitted By: Len Cobbett
Now Held By: Len Cobbett
Date Added: 17-12-2021
Historians Number: Hist1360
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