WW1 Centenary Commemorations
Published 01 April 2014
Below please find details of The Queen and Members of the Royal Family's attendance at events to mark the centenary of the First World War on 4 August:
Her Majesty The Queen will attend a service of commemoration at Crathie Kirk.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a service of commemoration at Sandringham Church.
HRH The Duke of Rothesay (as The Prince of Wales is known in Scotland) will attend a national service of commemoration for the Commonwealth in Glasgow, followed by a wreath laying in George Square.
HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will attend the Vigil of Prayer service in Westminster Abbey.
HRH The Duke Cambridge, accompanied by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, will attend a service of remembrance hosted by the Government of Belgium at Liege. TRHs will subsequently travel to St Symphorien Military Cemetery, a Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in Mons, Belgium, for a UK commemorative event.
HRH Prince Henry of Wales will attend the "Step Short" commemorative event in Folkestone. Prince Henry will subsequently join The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Symphorien Military Cemetery in Mons.
HRH The Duke of York will attend a service of commemoration at St Anne's Cathedral in Belfast.
HRH The Earl of Wessex, accompanied by HRH The Countess of Wessex, will attend a service of commemoration at Guildford Cathedral.
HRH The Princess Royal will attend a service of commemoration in the WWI memorial chapel in Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight.
HRH The Duke of Kent will formally open the photographic street gallery "Fields of Battle - Lands of Peace 14-18", in St James’s Park, London.
HRH The Duke of Gloucester, accompanied by HRH The Duchess of Gloucester, will attend a service of commemoration in Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff.
Operational notes on media arrangements will be issued providing further detail on these and other engagements by members of the Royal Family related to the First World War centenary commemorations in the normal way.
The Royal Household will issue separate operational notes on details around the Royal Family's participation of commemorative events for the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Landings and other events to mark the WWII anniversaries.
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