Members of The Royal Family attend events to mark ANZAC Day, 2019

Published 25 April 2019
AZNAC Day Service Cenotaph

On ANZAC Day, members of The Royal Family are honouring the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations.

ANZAC Day is a moment to recognise the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps who died during the landings, and to honour the sacrifices of men and women in all wars.

The day commemorates the anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli in 1915, this picture shows ANZAC beach in Gallipoli in that year:

The Day has been marked in London since King George V attended a service at Westminster Abbey and more than 2,000 Australian and New Zealand troops marched through the streets.

In 2015, The Queen led ANZAC Day commemorations at the Cenotaph in London, accompanied by Members of The Royal Family, and attended a Service at Westminster Abbey for the 100th Anniversary.

Today, The Duke of Cambridge attended an ANZAC Day service in New Zealand.

In London, The Duke of Gloucester attended the ANZAC Day Dawn Service and a service at the Cenotaph.

Members of The Royal Family then attended the annual ANZAC Day service at Westminster Abbey.

The Duke of Gloucester also paid his respects at the service.