British Royal Family Commemoration Battle of the Somme Centenary

July 7, 2016

According to the British Monarchy:

Remembering all those who fought and died at the Battle of the Somme, 1 July to 18 November 1916.

Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, led the commemorations for the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme… The Queen placed a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.

On Friday 1 July 2016, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester attended a service of commemoration at the Thiepval Memorial in France.

The Princess Royal attended commemorative events in Canada.

To read the complete announcement by the British Monarchy, please click here.

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