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Photos: Over 70 years of British Royals attending Remembrance Sunday services

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Updated: 9 November 2018
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As the British royal family step out to mark Remembrance Sunday on 11 November 2018, HELLO! Online takes a look back at previous services the Queen, Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince Harry  Princess Diana and Kate Middleton have attended.

This year, Meghan Markle will attend her first service as Duchess of Sussex with husband Harry, while Prince Philip will miss the service for the first time after retiring from public engagements in 2017. 

This year is particuarly significant as it marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. Prior to the Sunday service, the royals are also attending the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall on Saturday. 

From the UK to South Africa, Australia and Canada, these photos show the royals paying their respects to the fallen around the world for the last seven decades. 

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1945: Before she was queen, Princess Elizabeth at The Cenotaph in Whitehall shortly after the Second World War ended.

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1954: Queen Elizabeth and her husband in the Australian capital of Canberra.

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1988: Princess Diana marks Armistice Day in France.

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1999: The Queen in Durban, South Africa.

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2004: Prince William.

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2005: Prince Charles and Camilla in Washington DC, USA.

2007 anne © Photo: Getty Images

2007: The Princess Royal and The Queen in London.

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2008: Queen Elizabeth lays a wreath at The Cenotaph.

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2006: The Queen at the New Zealand Memorial in Hyde Park.

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2008: Prince Charles lays a wreath at The Cenotaph.

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2009: The heir to the throne in Canada.

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2009: Prince Harry in London.

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2011: The Queen in Canberra, Australia.

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2011: The Queen in Australia.

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2010: Prince William just days before announcing his engagement to Kate Middleton.

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2012: The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall in Canberra.

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2011: The Duchess of Cambridge.

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2011: The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duchess of Cambridge and The Countess of Wessex.

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2011: The Countess of Wessex and The Duchess of Cambridge observing proceedings in London.

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2012: Prince William at Whitehall.

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2013: Princess Anne, Prince William and Prince Philip walk together at the Sunday Service at the Cenotaph.

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2016: Prince Harry with Prince William and Prince Anrew at the Cenotaph memorial service

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2017: Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh observe from a balcony during the annual Remembrance Sunday Service at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall. This was the last service Prince Philip will attend.

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