Cape Town - The Ministry of Defence has confirmed that Armed Forces units will provide ceremonial support at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding.
Kensington Palace on Wednesday announced that over 250 members of the Armed Forces with a special connection to Prince Harry will play a special role in the royal ceremony and the couple are more than delighted to have them take part.
The Ministry of Defence has confirmed that Armed Forces units with a special connection to Prince Harry will provide ceremonial support at his wedding to Ms. Meghan Markle on 19 May: https://t.co/tSsJP8wgU2— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) March 28, 2018
Prince Harry and Ms. Markle are pleased that members of the Armed Forces will play such a special role in their Wedding. The Military, and these units in particular, hold a great significance for Prince Harry and the couple are incredibly grateful for their support.— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) March 28, 2018
Here’s where you’ll see members of Armed Forces on the special day, according to a press release:
“Members of the Household Cavalry will form a staircase party at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle as part of the wedding. The State Trumpeters and a Captain’s Escort from the Household Cavalry will also provide ceremonial support.”
The release added that “streets within the precincts of Windsor Castle will be lined by members of the Windsor Castle Guard from 1st Battalion Irish Guards, and by Armed Forces personnel” from various units that Harry has been involved in.
Read more about the role of the Armed Forces at Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle's wedding: https://t.co/JMwhnxr8qo— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) March 28, 2018