Members of The Royal Family attend events to mark Anzac Day 2018
Published 25 April 2018
On behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, The Prince of Wales attends events to mark the centenary of the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux while Prince Harry and Ms. Markle marked the Anzac Day in London by attending The Dawn Service at Wellington Arch.
Today is Anzac Day which honours the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations.
#ANZACDay has been marked in London since the first anniversary of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli in 1916, when King George V attended a service at Westminster Abbey alongside Queen Mary.
This year, On behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, The Prince of Wales is attending events to mark the centenary of the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux.
The battle took place from the 24-25 April 1918, during World War I. It is estimated Australian, British and French brigades suffered over 15,500 casualties.
In London this morning, Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle attended The Dawn Service at Wellington Arch.
Later today, The Duke of Cambridge, Prince Harry and Ms. Markle joined today's Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving to mark ANZAC Day.
Earlier, Prince Harry laid a wreath on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen at the Cenotaph, to remember the servicemen and women of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps who have served their nation in times of war.