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Duchess of Cornwall in emotional visit to Field of Remembrance – Camilla represents royals

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Camilla headed to central London today to attend the 92nd year of the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey. The Duchess stood alone in front of a sea of crosses and red poppies as she paid tribute to the fallen. 

During the socially-distanced event, the Duchess planted a small wooden cross in a field of red poppies shaped like a cross. 

Stepping back from the Field, Camilla then bowed her head and stood in silence as the Last Post was played. 

Only a small number of veterans were invited to attend the ceremony this year due to the restriction in place to quash the spread of coronavirus. 

Prince Charles’s wife was at the poignant ceremony not only as patron of the Poppy Factory but also to represent the Crown at the first of a series of events taking place this week to mark Remembrance Week.  

This year’s appearance at the Field of Remembrance is also going to be particularly special for Camilla, as she recently became the Colonel-in-Chief of The Rifles. 

The Duchess marked her new position by wearing a badge on the lapel of her green coat with the symbol of this regiment. 

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