Monday, 10 November 2014

Pregnant Kate Middleton and Prince William Honor Fallen Servicemen During Remembrance Sunday

The royal family is coming together to remember some of U.K.'s bravest and greatest.

In honor of Remembrance Sunday, a day dedicated to commemorating the contributions of British military servicemen and women, Prince William, Kate Middleton and other family members attended a moving ceremony in central London for the departed.

At 11:00 a.m. local time, Queen Elizabeth led the nation in a moment of silence that was followed by a gun salute. The Queen also laid the first wreath at the foot of the Cenotaph.

Kate Middleton looked on as Prince William and his father Prince Charles also laid wreaths in tribute to the brave men and women who served in two World Wars and other conflicts.

Wearing a black hat and coat that was decorated with a floral pin, the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge stood near the balcony as the country marked the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One.

After a short service of hymns and a speech from the bishop of London, the Queen and royal family left the memorial.

Despite being in Kandahar, Afghanistan for an unannounced trip, Prince Harry also made time to pay his respects on the somber day.

As a representative for Her Majesty the Queen, the 30-year-old laid a personal wreath and gave a reading before lining up with fellow servicemen and women for The Last Post and Reveille played by musicians from the Royal Artillery Band.

Earlier in the week, Prince Harry also payed tribute at Westminster Abbey, where he was given the honor of opening the 86th Field of Remembrance.

According to Lisa McKinlay who lost her husband, Prince Harry was very supportive to families and deeply cared about the event.

"He said you have to strike a balance between spending your time remembering what has happened and moving forward with your job and family," she shared with the Telegraph.

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