Meghan Markle to team up with Camilla in royal first for Remembrance Poppies ceremony this week


MEGHAN is set to team up with Camilla for her first visit to Westminster Abbey’s Field of Remembrance later this week.

The Duchess and her husband Harry will view plots of tiny crosses erected by regiments, military units and other organisations associated with the First World War and other conflicts on Thursday.

Meghan and Camilla are set to join up with one another for an engagement during Remembrance week

The Sussexs will be joined by the Duchess of Cornwall who is patron of The Poppy Factory in south-west London where the poppies are made.

The week will see members of the monarchy attend a series of events commemorating those who paid the ultimate sacrifice, culminating in the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph.

As in recent years the Queen will view the service from the balcony of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office building and a wreath will be laid on her behalf by the Prince of Wales.

An equerry will lay a wreath on behalf of the Duke of Edinburgh, who has retired from public duties.

The service at the Cenotaph will also be attended by the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Sussexes, Duke of York, Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence.

On Saturday the Queen and all the senior royals will attend the annual Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall.

The Queen, who is patron of the Royal British Legion, will visit the Royal British Legion Industries’ Village in Aylesford on Wednesday, which provides accommodation and welfare support to veterans and the wider Armed Forces community.

The Sussex’s and their mother-in-law will be visiting Westminster Abbey’s Field of Remembrance on Thursday