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Lest we forget: Britons stand still to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for Queen and Country | Mail Online
Prince Philip was in Belgium for 'sacred soil' ceremony which seeks to preserve famous battlefields


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Old 11-11-2013, 12:32 PM
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Old 11-11-2013, 02:29 PM
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So I saw a picture of William's and Andrew's and Charles' wreaths- are there any pictures of Harry's, Philips' or QE's?
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Old 11-11-2013, 03:59 PM
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Harry was laying Charles's wreath since he was in India so it was his dad's message on it.
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Old 11-11-2013, 04:25 PM
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This is Getty's library of the entire day - the wreaths might be on there

Search - Getty Images UK: GBR: The UK Observes Remembrance Sunday

Note - there are 260 images.
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if this doesnt bring tears to your eyes - then nothing will.

BBC News - Poppy girl emotional reunion with her serving father

The look on the child's face - priceless
I watched The Poppy Girls' song and it was very moving - in the clip I saw of the song, there was footage of young children running to greet their fathers who had just come home - that was very emotional. The photos of the young Megan hugging her father were also heart warming.

I have a question about Prince Andrew – was he in Afghanistan for Remembrance Day only or had he been there beforehand?
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Old 11-12-2013, 06:10 PM
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I watched The Poppy Girls' song and it was very moving - in the clip I saw of the song, there was footage of young children running to greet their fathers who had just come home - that was very emotional. The photos of the young Megan hugging her father were also heart warming.

I have a question about Prince Andrew – was he in Afghanistan for Remembrance Day only or had he been there beforehand?


From the Court Circular:

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9th November, 2013
The Duke of York today visited those serving in Afghanistan at Camp Bastion.

10th November, 2013
The Duke of York today visited those serving in Afghanistan and laid wreaths at Remembrance Day Services at Camp Bastion and Kandahar.
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From the Court Circular:

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The Duke of York today visited those serving in Afghanistan at Camp Bastion.

10th November, 2013
The Duke of York today visited those serving in Afghanistan and laid wreaths at Remembrance Day Services at Camp Bastion and Kandahar.
Thanks for answering, cepe. I wonder if his first day there, November 9, was in connection with Remembrance Day. I would assume so.
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Old 11-12-2013, 10:18 PM
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Thanks for answering, cepe. I wonder if his first day there, November 9, was in connection with Remembrance Day. I would assume so.
BRF family members regularly visit troops in Afghan. So spending time with the troops could have been a visit on its own, but they have combined it with the visit where a member of BRF represents the Queen in laying a wreath for Remembrance Day.
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Old 11-13-2013, 01:43 AM
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It looks like the Duke of York was wearing a Canadian poppy too. What did his wreath message say - I haven't been able to locate a picture?
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Old 11-13-2013, 06:28 AM
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It is interesting to note that these entries for Andrew were added after the original were published on the CC as they weren't there when I did my updates earlier this week and the source I use at times also still has them missing. This is, of course, for security reasons - it isn't made public until AFTER the royal has left the area.
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It is interesting to note that these entries for Andrew were added after the original were published on the CC as they weren't there when I did my updates earlier this week and the source I use at times also still has them missing. This is, of course, for security reasons - it isn't made public until AFTER the royal has left the area.
Its best to err on the side of caution when announcing just where and when a royal will be somewhere, for not only the safety of the royal, but also the people in and around the royal.

One thing the BRF has always done is keep those that are serving their county to keep it safe from harm both living and dead close to their hearts. You can tell by watching them that its not just paying lip service either.
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Good post Ospi.
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Old 11-13-2013, 03:46 PM
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What actually did princess Anne do on Remembrance Day..I have just seen her at The Centanoph Service..But there was another pic of her taking salute elsewhere..Even a commentor on DM was lamenting that no recognition for her (as usual) even after standing one hour taking salute..Where was this?
Any video link please..I searched her current events but couldnt get any..
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Old 11-13-2013, 03:57 PM
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The Princess Royal & Sir Time Laurence took the salute on behalf of The Queen at Horse Guards Parade.
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Ok..so they came to Centanoph after finishing that parade? I am not exactly aware of the events..I thought there was a Service at Centanoph and thats it..
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Ok..so they came to Centanoph after finishing that parade? I am not exactly aware of the events..I thought there was a Service at Centanoph and thats it..
The salute happens after the servicemen have marched past The Cenotaph after 11 o clock. Anne and Tim went to The Cenotaph first and then Horse Guards.

Picture of her walking from The Cenotaph to Horse Guardsl http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/f...psaf9eaa85.jpg
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Old 11-16-2013, 01:32 AM
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Throwback Friday: Here's a video of Remembrance Sunday at the Cenotaph 1991- In attendance is The Queen Mother, The Princess of Wales, Princess Alice and Princess Anne-

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