Prince William Marks Remembrance Sunday With Afghanistan Trip


Current and former service personnel gathered in the capital to watch the Queen lay a wreath at the Cenotaph after the two-minutes silence.

Other members of the royal family, the prime minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg, Labour leader Ed Miliband, defence chiefs and representatives of Commonwealth countries also left floral tributes at the monument.

The ceremony was followed by 4,500 ex-military personnel marching past the Cenotaph, which, along with the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior, marked its 90th anniversary.

Prince William joined troops at a commemoration service at Camp Bastion, following a 12-month period in which British forces have suffered heavy losses.

Defence secretary Liam Fox also attended the ceremony in Afghanistan and afterwards paid tribute to the work undertaken by the British military.

Dr Fox said: 'I am extremely proud that Prince William and I could come to Camp Bastion to stand alongside the men and women serving in Afghanistan today.'