Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Join Prince William And Kate Middleton To Attend RAF Centenary Celebrations

Meghan Markle clutched on to her other half, Prince Harry, Tuesday morning as the pair joined Prince William and Kate Middleton to attend the RAF 100 Westminster Abbey service.

Meghan, 36, who tied the knot with Harry, 33, in May, definitely dressed to impress for the centenary celebrations, with her donning a stunning black Dior dress with a matching Stephen Jones fascinator.

Princes William and Harry were joined by Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle for Tuesday’s events marking the centenary of the RAF
Princes William and Harry were joined by Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle for Tuesday’s events marking the centenary of the RAF — Getty

Kate, 36, on the other hand, opted to wear an Alexander McQueen coat and a hat by Sean Barrett. The Duchess of Cambridge took a break from her maternity leave to attend the service.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attended Tuesday’s Westminster Abbey service
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attended Tuesday’s Westminster Abbey service — Getty

Harry and William were both dressed in their full RAF uniforms, with the latter having his RAF wings on display to show he’s a qualified RAF pilot.

Harry’s uniform included RAF Regiment shoulder flashes, which he wore in recognition of RAF Honington, the home of the RAF Regiment, and also for his role as Honorary Air Commandant of the base.

Prince Charles donned the No 1 uniform of the RAF for the ceremony, as well.

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Tuesday’s service was followed by a parade of more than a thousand personell before up to 100 aircraft, including the new F-35 Lightning, flew over Buckingham Palace.

The Queen, who did not attend Prince Louis’ christening on Monday, gave a speech at the forecourt of the Palace after Tuesday morning’s ceremony, with her telling the crowd: “I remember the Battle of Britain being fought in the skies above us, and we shall never forget the courage and sacrifice of that time.”

She added, according to CNN: “Tenacity, skill and gallantry have been your hallmarks as you have helped to safeguard freedom and security in many parts of the world. The RAF has won a place in the heart of our nation.”

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