Duke and Duchess of Sussex pay their Respects to Veterans

Meghan and Prince Harry along with dignitaries and veterans and their families attended the official opening of the 91st Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey today. 

A field of scarlet poppies will blanket the Abbey's grounds to honour those who lost their lives serving in the Armed Forces.
The Field of Remembrance has been taking place since November 1928 when, according to the Abbey's web-site, The Poppy Factory took a group of disabled veterans , a tray of poppies and a collecting tin to the grounds of St. Margaret's Church at the Abbey. The tradition has grown over the decades and now tens of thousands of poppies on wooden crosses and tributes are planted each year.
Courtesy of Hello Magazine
The Field of Remembrance is open to members of the public who can plant their own memorial tribute in the Field to remember someone special. There are no restrictions about faith. 

The Duchess of Cornwall was also due to attend today as she is Patron of The Poppy Factory but she unfortunately had to cancel to being unwell.


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