Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited a cemetery in Los Angeles on Sunday for Remembrance Day, a Commonwealth holiday informally known as Poppy Day, which honors service members who have lost their lives.
According to People, the couple laid flowers from their garden at the gravesites of two commonwealth soldiers. Earlier, Harry's family paid their respects at the traditional ceremony in England, which was attended by Prince Charles, Prince William, Kate Middleton, and the Queen.
Apparently, the solemn day was met with a bit of turbulence within the family when Harry, who did two tours of Afghanistan while serving in the British army for ten years, had his request to have a wreath laid in his honor denied. According to the Sunday Times, courtiers denied him because he longer represents the family. The Queen, however, was not aware of the request but Harry is said to be "deeply saddened" by the denial.
Since moving to California, Meghan and Harry have made several appearances to speak out against racial injustice, and the importance of voting in national elections. Last week, Markle even became the first modern royal to vote in a national election.
While they no longer use their HRH titles, the couple is still the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
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