“Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex will put on a morning go well with all through occasions honouring his grandmother,” a spokesperson for the duke confirmed to HuffPost in a written assertion on Tuesday.
“His decade of navy service shouldn’t be decided by the uniform he wears and we respectfully ask that focus stay on the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,” the spokesperson mentioned.
Prince Andrew, who like Prince Harry is no longer a senior working member of the royal household ― albeit for very different reasons ― can also be anticipated to put on a morning go well with for his mom’s funeral engagements.
Nevertheless, a particular exception has been made for Andrew to put on his navy uniform for the queen’s remaining vigil at Westminster Corridor, in accordance with sources.
The Duke of Sussex served within the British Military for over 10 years. He accomplished two excursions in Afghanistan and rose to the rank of main. Whereas nonetheless within the navy, he based the Invictus Video games in 2014, that are a Paralympic-style multi-sport occasion for wounded service members.
Harry has routinely spoken about how a lot his time within the navy meant to him, saying it “modified my life without end and for the higher.”
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex stepped again as working members of the royal household in 2020 and confirmed final 12 months that they would not return as working royals. The choice meant that the honorary navy appointments and royal patronages held by the 2 had been returned to the queen.
Regardless of the change, the Sussexes made it clear that they had been devoted to a “life of service” of their new roles.
“We will all stay a lifetime of service. Service is common,” a spokesperson for the couple shared with HuffPost on the time.