Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to attend WW1 remembrance event in Belgium

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Buckingham Palace has announced the role members of the British Royal Family are taking in commemorating the Centenary of the First World War in 2014.

HRH The Duke of Cambridge, accompanied by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, will attend a service of remembrance hosted by the Government of Belgium at Liege. The pair will subsequently travel to St Symphorien Military Cemetery, near Mons in Belgium, for a UK commemorative event.

Royal Family appearances

In addition, Her Majesty The Queen will attend a service of commemoration at Crathie Kirk in Scotland, while HRH The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a service of commemoration at Sandringham Church in Norfolk.

The Prince of Wales will attend a national service of commemoration for the Commonwealth in Glasgow, followed by a wreath laying in George Square.

HRH Prince Henry of Wales will attend the ‘Step Short’ commemorative event in Folkestone. He will subsequently join The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Symphorien.

HRH The Duke of Gloucester, accompanied by HRH The Duchess of Gloucester, will attend a service of commemoration in Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff.

For more information on the British Royal Family’s role in commemorating the Centenary of the First World War, click here.

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