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Meghan Markle shares five-year-old throwback snaps which show her on tour with troops

11 Nov 2019 Daily Mail Online

Meghan Markle has shared five-year-old throwback snaps with troops to mark Remembrance Day.

The Duchess of Sussex, 38, took to the Sussex Royal Instagram account on Monday night to share the post - which shows her on a tour and visiting troops in Spain, Italy, Turkey, Afghanistan and the UK in 2014.

The photos, which have already have had 20,000 likes, include her posing in front of a crowd full of troops and another of her giving a serviceman a medal.

The post said: 'Today is Remembrance Day and also Veterans Day in the United States, a day to honour those who have bravely served in the Armed Forces.'

The photos, which have already had 20,000 likes, include her posing in front of a crowd full of troops and another of her giving a troop a medal

Meghan Markle has shared five-year-old throwback snaps with troops to mark Remembrance day

The Instagram post, which also showed a picture of a young girl in the arms of her father with a banner saying 'Welcome Home Daddy' went on to say: 'Thank you to all, for your service, sacrifice and commitment. It has been an important week to recognise those who serve (and have served) as well as to acknowledge their families.

Explaining the context of the photos more the post said: 'In 2014, The (now) Duchess of Sussex proudly went on tour with the Chairman of The Joint Chiefs of Staff, visiting troops in five countries: Spain, Italy, Turkey, Afghanistan and the United Kingdom. 

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'During this tour, The Duchess met with service personnel and their families and she was proud to recognise their service to the country.

At the time of the tour the Duchess said: 'I have always had such a profound respect for our nation's troops and military families. I cannot thank them enough for everything they do for us.'

Meghan joined other members of the royal family yesterday to mark remembrance Sunday and watch the traditional wreath-laying service at The Cenotaph.

The Instagram post, which also showed a picture of a young girl in the arms of her father with a banner saying 'Welcome Home Daddy

Meghan joined other members of the royal family yesterday to mark remembrance Sunday and watch the traditional wreath-laying service at The Cenotaph.

Meghan and the Duchess of Cambridge, 37, both opted for a black coat and hat, as they stood on the balcony to watch Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry lay wreaths to pay respects to its war dead today.

Meghan and Kate were pictured on separate balconies, with Kate joining the Queen, 93, and Duchess of Cornwall, 72, while Meghan joined Sophie, Countess of Wessex, 54, in order of precedence.

The Prince of Wales laid the first wreath on behalf of the Queen, who watched the service from the nearby balcony.

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