Sharnaz Shahid Kate Middleton is representing the British royal family at a Westminster Abbey service to mark Anzac Day on Thursday morning. She was joined by brother-in-law Prince Harry. See all the pictures here…
The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry teamed up at an Anzac Day service, which was held at Westminster Abbey on Thursday morning. Kate and brother-in-law Harry joined the congregation, including the Duke of Gloucester, for the annual Anzac Day Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving. This is Kate's first public appearance since returning to London following her Easter with the Queen in Norfolk.
Anzac Day - April 25 - marks the anniversary of the start of the First World War Gallipoli landings, and is a national day of remembrance for Australia and New Zealand.
Elsewhere, Kate's husband Prince William is on the other side of the world in New Zealand. The Duke, who is visiting the country on behalf of the Queen, arrived at an Anzac Day service in Auckland as part of a two-day visit to New Zealand to honour the victims of the Christchurch terrorist attack. He joined Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and other dignitaries at the event at the city's war memorial. After arriving at the city's war memorial, William was greeted with a traditional karanga, an exchange of calls that forms part of a powhiri, a Maori welcoming ceremony.
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Prince Harry has left pregnant wife Meghan, who is due to give birth any day now, at their Frogmore Cottage home in Berkshire to attend the event.
Both Kate and Harry appeared to be in great spirits as they made their way inside. They were greeted by the Dean of Westminster Dr John Hall, who shook hands with them when they entered the Abbey's west door.
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Kate, 37, looked chic in a teal Catherine Walker coat and a matching Rosie Olivia hat. Beauty-wise, the royal wore her hair up in a chic chignon and natural makeup highlighted her stunning features.
It is understood Harry always planned to attend the service and was pleased to be able to join the congregation. But with his baby due around this period, his name was not printed in the programme in case he was unable to attend.
Harry's presence suggests Meghan is showing no signs so far of giving birth soon, with the Duke able to be parted from her to attend the hour-long memorial in central London.
Kate was accompanied by brother-in-law Harry as husband Prince William is in New Zealand. She recently returned to London after spending Easter with the Queen in Norfolk.
The Duchess seen listening as the Dean of Westminster prayed for an "end to terror and for the triumph of peace" as he remembered the New Zealand mosques terrorist attack on Anzac Day. In his bidding the Dean said: "We honour today the bravery and determination of the men at Gallipoli.
"The spirit of national pride encourages us, as we bring to mind in particular the recent terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand. We pray for an end to terror and for the triumph of peace."
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