The Queen continues to hand royal responsibilities to her son and heir, Prince Charles, who will one day become King of the country. Today, the Prince of Wales stepped out of the House of Clarence amid England locked a second time to lead the country in a memorial service to those who fell on duty.
For the fourth time since 2017, the Prince of Wales solemnly places a red poppy wreath at Cenotaph while the monarch looks from the balcony of the Commonwealth and Foreign Affairs Office building.
After placing a wreath at the foot of the monument, the future King stepped forward and respectfully greeted.
A chariot followed behind, laying a wreath on behalf of the Duke of Edinburgh, who last attended the ceremony in 2017, the year he retired from public office.
Prince Charles then returned to Cenotaph’s base again to lay his own poppy wreath as the Prince of Wales.
Prince Charles attends the National Memorial
The queen in the woman’s company is waiting for her
His eldest son, Prince William, has added another wreath on his generation’s behalf to honor those who have fallen in recent wars.
His wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, seen from a balcony at Whitehall.
Last year, the Duchess proudly stood next to the Queen on her balcony as they watched the ceremony unfold.
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The royals, politicians and leaders of the Commonwealth were gathered in Cenotaph
However, Government instructions forced the royals to be two meters apart while paying homage to the deceased, which meant that the Queen could only share her balcony with the woman was waiting for her while Kate was with Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall.
This year’s celebration falls on the 100th anniversary since Cenotaph was founded.
But the coronavirus pandemic forced organizers to close service to the public, asking the British to celebrate the sacrifices of the soldiers for the safety of their homes.
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Kate watched as Prince William placed his wreath at Cenotaph
Prince William joins the service
Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on the British mentally to come together despite the distance created by the coronavirus.
“We come together every November to commemorate the soldiers and women from Great Britain and the Commonwealth, who gave their lives for our freedom,” he said.
“In this time of adversity, no virus can stop us from honoring their memory, especially since we just celebrated our 75th anniversary of World War II.
“And in times of trial, our tributes are even more important.
Prince William places a poppy wreath at Cenotaph
Prince Charles is the heir to the throne
“So let’s get back together again and remember the people for whom we are so indebted.”
Yesterday, Prince Charles shared his thoughts on the legacy of veterans and the last sacrifices of the two World Wars in an emotional speech at the Royal Albert Hall during the Festival of Thought. mind.
The Prince of Wales, telling viewers at home because no members of the public were allowed to attend the concert directly, said of the veterans’ efforts during the ongoing pandemic: ” We have also seen wartime generations continue to teach us.
“The actions of veterans, Captain Sir Tom Moore and Private Joseph Hammond, or Margaret Payne, and many others like them, provide a shining example of commitment to selflessness and of how even those who, in their later years, can achieve greatness by being ahead of themselves by others.
Prince Charles placed a wreath on behalf of the Queen in Cenotaph
“Their example continues to guide our servants and women today.
“Throughout this pandemic, our armed forces have been side by side with medical professionals, key personnel and emergency services in the fight against the coronavirus, while maintaining a career in defense. our homeland at home and abroad. ”
The prince also drew a parallel between the wartime and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, saying that the current crisis has “given us a deeper perspective” on the 75th anniversary of the end of World War 2.
He continued: “Through all this, as in war time, the best of our country has been conspicuously manifested.
“We reaffirmed our beliefs in each other and in our communities, and found that serving others is the foundation of our society in a new way.”