Holy Trinity Church, Cookham, is of great importance to the Legion of Frontiersmen of the Commonwealth (Countess Mountbatten's Own) as it holds the memorial to the Founder of the Legion of Frontiersmen, Capt. Roger Pocock.
Sunday, 12th October, 2003, saw the ceremony of the laying up of the old Colours of the Legion at the Church, and the presentation of new Colours by the Rt. Hon. The Countess Mountbatten, the Patron of the Legion. Strong contingents of both U.K. and Welch Commands were present, and other Frontiersmen had travelled from as far away as Vancouver Island to attend the ceremony. After the ceremony, the Countess Mountbatten took the salute and inspected the Frontiersmen in the grounds of the Church.
As the only true Legion of Frontiersmen, the Countess Mountbatten's Own treasure their links with the Mountbatten family. Those links stretch back to the Countess' grandfather, Prince Louis, who was a founder-member of the Legion nearly one hundred years ago.
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