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Prince Charles commends 90-year-old Beckenham charity worker's 73 years of service

PUBLISHED: 11:40 11 May 2016 | UPDATED: 11:40 11 May 2016

Audrey Tibbles

Audrey Tibbles

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Audrey Tibbles has been volunteering for the Red Cross since the Second World War

The Prince of Wales, president of the British Red Cross praised Beckenham’s Audrey Tibbles when they met this week.

The 90-year-old met Prince Charles at the charity’s refugee service centre in Islington on Tuesday, where he presented Miss Tibbles with a certificate of commendation for her long service to the charity.

Miss Tibbles has served with the Red Cross for 73 years after she joined on July 29 1943.

During that time, she served as commandant of the City of London for more than 30 years, and has continued to support the fundraising team will into her retirement.

During his visit to the charity’s refugee centre, His Royal Highness also spent time with refugees who have been helped by the British Red Cross in the current Syrian refugee crisis as well as those helped decades before.

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