Thousands line streets for a royal unveiling
Prince Harry officially opened a new memorial arch at the top of The Leas in Folkestone on Monday.
Thousands of people lined the streets to honour the millions of men who sacrificed their lives, to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War on Monday.
A parade of 1,000 military personnel, led by the Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas, and civilians, behind the Folkestone Pipers and Drummers, marched along The Leas from The Grand to the new arch.
A short commemoration service followed, with Prince Harry laying a wreath at the war memorial.
He then took the salute before joining the parade down the Road of Remembrance to the harbour – a route which millions of men took before departing from Folkestone harbour on their way to the Western Front.
The prince also chatted to spectators and to military personnel from the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force as well as cadets and veterans.
Commemorations finished in the evening with a moving service around the war memorial in torchlight after thousands paraded along The Leas.
Crowds gathered at the memorial at the top of the Road of Remembrance after passing under the arch as the lights went out at 11pm, marking the start of a two-minute silence.
Over at the Shorncliffe Military Cemetery in Hospital Hill, Sandgate, volunteers from the Shorncliffe Trust honoured the fallen soldiers by lighting a lantern and placing one at each grave.
There are 550 British, Canadian, Belgian, Chinese and Commonwealth soldiers buried at the cemetery.
The memorial arch is officially opened
Prince Harry stops for a chat at Folkestone harbour
Torch-lit parade at the Shorncliffe Military Cemetery
Prince Harry takes the salute