16 stunning royal memories of King George VI in Portsmouth - including when he handed FA Cup to Pompey

There were so many great moments when the King made a visit.

Some of them included in this selection are King George VI receiving the keys of the fortress of Portsmouth in 1939, presenting the FA cup to Portsmouth Football Club in 1939, on a tour of Portsmouth Dockyard on November 16, 1944, visiting Thorney Island on May 9, 1938 and passing the war-damaged Lower School at Portsmouth Grammar School in 1947.

The majority of images are available to purchase should you wish to do so at: Portsmouth.co.uk – scroll right to the bottom of the homepage and chose ‘Buy Photo’, or call Photosales on: 0330 403 0033 or Email: [email protected]

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