Com­rades join forces with prince

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) - - One Day To Go Wedding Of The Decade -

UNITS Prince Harry served with on his two tours of Afghanistan will play a vi­tal role when their brother-in-arms marries.

Mem­bers of reg­i­ments and units with a spe­cial re­la­tion­ship with the prince will pro­vide cer­e­mo­nial sup­port at the wed­ding at St Ge­orge’s Chapel and dur­ing the car­riage pro­ces­sion that fol­lows.

“Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle are pleased that mem­bers of the Armed Forces will play such a spe­cial role in their wed­ding,” Kens­ing­ton Palace said. “The mil­i­tary, and th­ese units in par­tic­u­lar, hold a great sig­nif­i­cance for Prince Harry and the cou­ple are in­cred­i­bly grate­ful for their sup­port.”

Among the soldiers lin­ing the streets within Wind­sor Cas­tle will be soldiers from the 3 Reg­i­ment Army Air Corps and The Royal Gurkha Ri­fles — the units Harry served with on his two tours.

Dur­ing the decade he served in the Army, the prince rose to the rank of cap­tain and now serves as the Com­modore-in-Chief of the Royal Navy Small Ships and Div­ing, Cap­tain Gen­eral of the Royal Marines and Hon­orary Air Com­man­dant of RAF Hon­ing­ton.

Harry on duty.

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