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Queen commemorates at Crathie Kirk

Queen WW1

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Her Majesty the Queen attended a private service at Crathie Kirk, near Balmoral, to commemorate the outbreak of World War One.

As proceedings got underway at Westminster Abbey, the Queen arrived at Crathie Kirk on Monday August 4, for a service of commemoration, led by the Reverend Ken MacKenzie, minister at Crathie and Braemar.

Her Majesty’s arrival at Crathie was screened to the nation as part of the BBC’s day-long World War One Remembered coverage.

The Royal Family was represented at Westminster Abbey by Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry represented the Queen as they joined world leaders in Belgium this week to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War.

Scotland hosted the first of the commemorative events on Monday August 4, with a special service held at Glasgow Cathedral, which was attended by Prince Charles, UK Prime Minister David Cameron and First Minister 
Alex Salmond.

 

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