Remembrance Sunday 2016

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were joined by members of the British Royal Family for the annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were joined by the Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, the The Duck & Duchess of Cambridge, Dukes of York, Gloucester, and Kent, Earl & Countess of Wessex, and the Princess Royal for the military parade and wreath- laying ceremony.

The Queen and members of the Royal Family watched 750 Armed Forces personnel form a square around the memorial. They had a 2-minute silence and then the leading members of the royal family and politicians laid wreaths on the memorial. Following the ceremony, thousands of veterans and servicemen and women paraded down Whitehall past the Guards memorial. The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales, the Dukes of Cambridge, York, Gloucester, and Kent, Earl of Wessex, and the Princess Royal participated in the ceremony, while the Duchess of Cornwall, Duchess of Cambridge, and the Countess of Wessex watched from a balcony.

The Queen wore a black coat and hat, pairing her customary three-strand pearl necklace and Queen Victoria’s Bow Brooch.

The Duchess of Cornwall wore a black coat and hat with her Pearl Choker with Large Diamond Clasp. The Duchess of Cambridge wore a Diane Von Furstenberg coat with a John Boyd hat and the Bahrain Pearl Drop Earrings on loan from the Queen. The Countess of Wessex wore a black dress and hat with her Dior pearl cluster earrings.

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For more information, check out:

The Royal Family

HRH Countess of Wessex

Daily Mail

From her Majesty’s Jewel Vault

 

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