Prince Harry and Meghan had been pictured at cemetery in LA on Remembrance Sunday (Footage: Reuters)
Sources near Prince Harry have denied that his journey to a cemetery on Remembrance Sunday was a ‘publicity stunt’.
Photographs of the Duke of Sussex and his spouse Meghan each wearing black emerged on Sunday, simply after it was reported Buckingham Palace refused the Prince’s request to put a wreath on the Cenotaph in his identify.
The couple declined to return to the UK for the official commemorations due to the pandemic however wished to mark the day ‘in their very own method’.
Some stated the photoshoot, through which the couple left flowers and a wreath on the Los Angeles Nationwide Cemetery, regarded like a publicity stunt.
On Twitter, folks made feedback like: ‘Sentiment completely missed because of the truth they took their very own personal photographer’ and referred to as it ‘tasteless.’
This has now been denied by a supply near the prince who advised The Solar the navy household is ‘one of the crucial essential issues’ to Harry and ‘will at all times stay so.’
Buckingham Palace have refused to touch upon Harry’s request to put a wreath however The Instances reported over the weekend the choice to reject it was made as a result of he has stepped again from royal duties.
The previous prince was reportedly ‘deeply saddened’ by the choice, which was made with out consulting the Queen.
Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex go to the Los Angeles Nationwide Cemetery in honour of Remembrance Sunday (Image: Reuters)
The couple left flowers in reminiscence of those that have died in warfare (Image: Reuters)
He appeared on a podcast to mirror on his ten years within the military and why he feels you will need to mark Remembrance Day.
The supply advised The Solar: ‘When you take heed to the podcast that he did on the weekend, he talks about sporting the poppy and desirous to recognise Remembrance Sunday, not just for all these folks traditionally, but additionally for the folks he knew that he misplaced.
‘I don’t suppose that’s somebody who does one thing like Remembrance Sunday as a publicity stunt.’
They added: ‘It’s most likely not stunning that having served on the entrance line, having performed excursions of obligation, having been within the navy for 10 years, having created Invictus, supported Strolling with the Wounded and all others, that the navy neighborhood, the navy household might be one of the crucial essential issues to the duke, and can at all times be so.’
The wreath Harry laid in LA stated: ‘To all of those that have served and are serving. Thanks.’
In earlier years he has taken half within the companies on the Cenotaph and Westminister Abbey. This yr, his brother William and pa Charles laid wreathes in his absence whereas the Queen watched on from a balcony.
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