Royals attend Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph

  November 11, 2019 at 7:29 pm by

On November 10, the Queen and other members of the royal family attended the annual Remembrance commemorative service at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London.

As well as the Queen, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke of York, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal and Sir Tim Laurence, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the Duke of Kent and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester were also present.

Prime minister Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds were also there, as well as leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn. Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson and the DUP’s Westminster leader Ian Blackford were also present and laid wreaths. Amongst the former prime ministers; Sir John Major, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Theresa May were also all present.

Ron Freer, aged 104, was the oldest of the veterans who were in attendance at Sunday’s service.

This year also marked the first time wreaths were laid in honour of the intelligence services and their roles in conflict, with the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and Home Secretary Priti Patel laying them.

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