Publicado: Lun, Noviembre 11, 2019
Global | Por Milagro Delgado

Remembrance Sunday: Queen Sheds a Tear as Britain Honours War Dead, Veterans

Remembrance Sunday: Queen Sheds a Tear as Britain Honours War Dead, Veterans

Her Majesty, who in previous years has laid a wreath at the monument, watched proceedings from a balcony of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office building.

Just like previous year, it was a royal full house at this important event, with Queen Elizabeth II joined by all four of her children and various members of their families, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Premier David Burt said, "The recognition of the fearless service of Bermudian men and women in the World Wars is a much welcomed addition to the London Service of Remembrance".

Remembrance Sunday takes place in Britain on the second weekend in November and is meant to honor the men and women who died in World War One, World War Two and in conflict during the 20th and 21st Centuries.

As the clock hit 11 a.m, those in attendance marked two minutes of silence which ended with the firing of a gun by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery.

Buglers of the Royal Marines will sound the Last Post before wreaths are laid at the Cenotaph by members of the royal family, politicians, foreign representatives and senior armed forces personnel.

Her son Prince Charles laid a wreath on her behalf, while an equerry also did the same on behalf of the Duke of Edinburgh.

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The dukes of of Cambridge and Sussex also laid wreaths while their wives looked on, as did the Duke of York.

Former prime ministers were also there.

It was the first time representatives of inhabited British Overseas Territories and the three Crown Dependencies laid their own wreaths in recognition of contributions in both World Wars as well as other conflicts.

This year's event celebrated the 75th anniversaries of the great battles of 1944, paying tribute to the British, Commonwealth, and Allied armies who fought them.

Soldiers parade before the start of Sunderland's Remembrance service.

Manx Radio will be broadcasting coverage of the Douglas ceremony from 10.45, as well as the National Service of Remembrance from St John's this afternoon.

Thousands of veterans, their medals glinting in the autumn sunshine, performed a traditional march past.

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