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The Duchess of Cornwall went to Hyde Park as part of a campaign to reduce the theft of war memorials.

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Pictures: The Duchess of Cornwall promotes SmartWater campaign

Individuals and organisations which look after war memorials are being encouraged to apply for free "SmartWater" kits.

A unique traceable liquid, which is painted onto the memorials, "SmartWater" is virtually impossible to remove - and can even withstand burning and sand blasting.

Today, the Duchess of Cornwall helped to protect the Royal Artillery Memorial on Hyde Park Corner, by applying the fluid with a paint brush.

The Duchess of Cornwall kneels at the foot of the Royal Artillery Memorial on Hyde Park Corner. Credit: John Stillwell, PA
The Duchess of Cornwall shows off her paintbrush. Credit: John Stillwell, PA

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