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On the second Sunday of every November, the royal family, politicians, veterans and those wishing to pay their respects gathered at the Cenotaph war memorial in London for Remembrance Sunday. At 11:00 a.m., two minutes of silence were acknowledged throughout the city.
The Queen watched from Whitehall as her sons, daughter and grandsons -- dressed in their military uniforms -- took part in the event. In 2017, Her Majesty decided to hand off the role of Chief Mourner to her son and heir, Prince Charles, who lays a large wreath of poppies against the memorial.
Below is a brief broadcast of the ceremony:
The Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge joined Her Majesty in one section of the balcony; both women will become queen consorts when their husbands eventually ascend the throne. Princess Anne's husband, retired naval officer Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, stood nearby with the Duchess of Sussex and the Countess of Wessex.
Meanwhile, a WWII aircraft dropped Remembrance poppies over the cliffs of Dover, a beautiful sight to see. The flower was made famous in the WWI poem, "In Flanders Fields," written by John McCrae.