Royal Family Attends Wreath Laying Ceremony For Remembrance Day

For the second day in a row, the senior members of the Royal Family gathered together to mark Remembrance Sunday.

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As the clock hit 11 a.m, those in attendance marked two minutes of silence which ended with the firing of a gun by the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery.

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Prince Charles then laid a wreath at the Cenotaph on behalf of Queen Elizabeth, a duty she passed onto her heir three years ago when she turned 90. Prince Phillip who has also become too old to attend the ceremony (he turned 98 in June) had an equerry do it on his behalf.

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Rupert Hartley/Shutterstock

Prince William and Prince Harry then both laid wreaths of their own.

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The Queen looked on from the first balcony, flanked by Camila, Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge.

On another balcony, Countess Sophie, the Duchess of Sussex and Princess Anne’s husband, Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence watched on.

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Following the ceremony, crowds gathered to watch the emotional march of 10,000 veterans past the war memorial, including World War Two veteran Ron Freer, 104, who is blind and the oldest veteran to complete the solemn march.

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