King Charles attended the commemoration with Queen Camilla

King Charles attended the commemoration with Queen Camilla

King Charles And Queen Camilla led the royal family in an annual tradition honoring those who died in battle.

The royal couple attended a memorial service at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Saturday to remember and honor fallen soldiers from Britain and the Commonwealth.

He was also present at the commemoration ceremony Prince William And Kate Middleton, the Prince and Princess of Wales; Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex; Princess Anne and her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Lawrence; The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester; The Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra.

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King Charles and Queen Camilla, along with the rest of the audience, completed their outfits Red poppy pinSymbol that has been used since 1921 to commemorate members of the military who died in combat.

Although it marks the first month of Remembrance Day events Queen Elizabeth Died on September 8 aged 96, immediately making her son Charles the new king, the historic queen did not attend last year’s ceremony. After becoming king, he canceled several engagements Hospitalized Last month the doctors told me to rest.

Although Queen Elizabeth Having planned to attend the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph War Memorial, he pulled out at the last minute. Due to back sprain. Charles laid a wreath at the cenotaph on behalf of his mother.

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In a brief message released the morning of the service, Buckingham Palace announced, “The Queen, with a sprained back, has decided this morning with great regret that she will not be able to attend today’s Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph. Her Majesty is disappointed that she will miss the service.”

Sunday was the memorial service One of the most sacred events inside Queen Elizabethcalendar, and she missed only a handful during her 70-year reign, such as when she was pregnant or out of the country on tour.

The royal family has played a central role in Remembrance Day commemorations ever since Queen ElizabethHis grandfather, King George V, laid the Unknown Warrior to rest in Westminster Abbey on November 11, 1920. He unveiled The Cenotaph war memorial in nearby Whitehall later the same day.

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“The royal family is basically expressing gratitude for the loss of life that happened in their name – certainly in the name of the sovereign as head of state,” A century of memories Author Laura Clouting People have said beforeReferring to the British military oath.

He added, “The memory is very, very personal for them.”

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