Arise, Sir Wesley!

shadiasimpson, shadiasimpson@nationnews.com

Added 25 October 2012

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Lightly placing the sword on the shoulders of a kneeling Wesley Winfield Hall yesterday, Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave dubbed the cricket legend Barbados’ newest knight. Sir Wesley’s daughter Dr Kerry Hall and son Sean Hall were among the guests who witnessed the ceremony at Government House. The knighthood was bestowed by Queen Elizabeth ll in her birthday honours this year in recognition of the cricket great’s service to sport and community. Recipients of the  Commander Of The British Empire, Order Of The British Empire and Member Of The British Empire were also presented with their insignia. (GC)

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