Prince Harry will ‘grieve’ if he can’t wear his uniform Queen Elizabeth II’s funeralproprietary sources tell page six exclusively.
The Duke of Sussex was stripped of his military titles when he was Leaving royal life In 2020, he moved to California with his wife, Meghan Markle.
The rest of the men in his family will wear full uniforms for the King’s funeral at Westminster Abbey on September 19 – all apart from the disgraced Prince Andrew, we’ve confirmed.
However, Andrew – who was it forced to leave public life after, after Paying Millions of Dollars to Virginia Jeffrey, Accusing Jeffrey Epstein – He will be allowed to wear his uniform on Monday while standing a vigil for his mother at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh, where members of the royal family, including King Charles III, will stand next to the coffin in a tradition known as the Princes Vigil.
None of the descendants will stand watchful for the Queen, who Died at the age of 96 We were told last Thursday.
One royal source said, “I’m sure Harry would be sad not to wear his uniform to the Queen’s funeral.”
None of the Queen’s children or grandchildren wore her husband’s military uniform Prince Philip’s funeral In April 2021.
The decision was made to avoid any embarrassment that might overshadow the ceremony.
Breaking with tradition has seen men wear morning coats and medals as they walk behind the casket of the Duke of Edinburgh to the service held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, England.
Harry, 37, is a veteran who witnessed active duty on the front line in Afghanistan, shooting the Taliban from an Apache helicopter.
At Philip’s funeral, Harry was pictured wearing three medals on his chest as well as a neck and star arrangement in honor of the Knight Commander of the Victorian Monarchy, given by the Queen in 2015.
He was last seen in uniform at the Mountbatten Music Festival at the Royal Albert Hall in London on March 7, 2020, before moving to the United States.
Among them were those he received during his service in Afghanistan as well as the Queen’s Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals.
Harry lost three honorary military titles when he left the United Kingdom: Captain General of the Royal Marines, Honorary Air Commander of the Royal Air Force at Honington, and Commodore General of Small Ships and Diving.
“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have assured Her Majesty the Queen that they will no longer be working members of the Royal Family,” the palace said in a statement at the time.
“After conversations with the Duke [of Edinburgh]Her Majesty the Queen wrote that the separation from the work of the royal family cannot continue with the responsibilities and duties that come with a life of public service.
“Honorary military appointments and royal patronage held by the Duke and Duchess [of Sussex] It will therefore be returned to Her Majesty, before being redistributed among the working members of the royal family.”
Harry and Markle, 41 years old Reunion with Prince Williamnow Prince of Wales, and his wife, Kate Middleton, now Princess of Wales, on Saturday outside Windsor Castle to look at the floral salutations and speak to mourners after William made contact with Harry at the eleventh hour.