Falklands : Falklands Governor's Flag Display in Penang
Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network (Juanita Brock) 03.04.2010 (Article Archived on 17.04.2010)
Mr Clay Moss, (left) from the Dalat International School in Penang Malaysia is pictured with his Vexillology class - the study of flags.
GOVERNOR'S FLAG TO DISPLAY IN PENANG
Mr Clay Moss, (left) from the Dalat International School in Penang Malaysia is pictured with his Vexillology class - the study of flags. The school were thrilled to learn that they would be gifted with an old personal flag from HE The Governor for a forthcoming exhibition the school will host with focus on the various Commonwealth flags from around the world. Mr Moss, a teacher at the school is also a major contributor to the renowned "flags of the world" website www.fotw.net and a keen vexillologist.
There are some interesting and intriguing protocols surrounding Governor's flags which remain personal only to a current Governor in resident on an Overseas Territory. It is normally flown from sunrise to sunset at Government House but only when the Governor is in residence. If he is off the Islands then it can be can only be replaced by a standard Union flag. A miniature of this personal flag is normally also carried on the Governor's official car, a common sight around Stanley.