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  • 19.08.2019
Harry wants Meghan at Remembrance event
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18.08.2019

Harry wants Meghan at Remembrance event

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Prince Harry has honoured the nation's war dead and joked with one veteran about bringing Meghan Markle to the event next year.
Harry, 33, laid a wooden cross at Westminster Abbey's Field of Remembrance ahead of Armistice Day, in memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
He looked relaxed as he chatted and laughed with veterans from past and present conflicts.
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Harry joked with Matt Weston, who was a bomb disposal expert in Afghanistan, about bringing his US actress girlfriend to the event, around a year after their relationship hit the headlines.
Mr Weston, 28, said: "I took the Mickey and asked where his missus was and he said she wasn't here.
"I asked if she would come next time because she's awesome, and he said he couldn't hide her anywhere, but I said you wouldn't have to hide her.
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"I would love to meet her - I think she's very cool. He's a very lucky man and she's brilliant."
Harry, dressed in his Household Division frock coat and peaked cap, laid a cross in the grounds of Westminster Abbey when he arrived.
He solemnly saluted and stood in silence with hundreds of veterans as the Last Post was played.
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Harry served for 10 years in the Army, and was twice deployed to Afghanistan.
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