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Kate Middleton And Prince William Visit Final Resting Place Of 5,000 World War One Servicemen For 100-Year Anniversary Of Passchendaele

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the final resting place of more than 5,000 World War I soldiers this morning in honour of the 100th anniversary of Passchendaele.

The royal couple were pictured at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Tyne Cot Cemetery to mark the first day of the centenary of The Third Battle of Ypres.

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Kate was pictured sporting a red poppy as she spoke workers from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

The couple were given a tour by the commission’s director Victoria Wallace.

They are set to be joined by The Prince of Wales, later, as he officially opens the Zonnebeke Church Dugout, a preserved First World War dugout which forms part of the Memorial Museum Passchendaele.

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