London's war dead remembered

An annual service of remembrance for London's war dead will be held in the Chamber at City Hall later,

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Harry's first joint engagement with Duke of Edinburgh

Harry joins the Duke of Edinburgh on their first joint engagement Credit: David Crump/PA Wire
2013 is the Field of Remembrance's 85th year at Westminster Abbey Credit: David Crump/PA Wire

The Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Harry carried out their first joint engagement as they opened the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey.The first Field of Remembrance was held in the grounds of Westminster Abbey in November 1928, making 2013 the 85th year.

Remembrance crosses are provided so that ex-servicemen and women, as well as members of the public, can plant a cross in memory of their fallen comrades and loved ones.

Organised and run by the Poppy Factory, the Field is opened for 11 days each year, from the Thursday preceding Remembrance Sunday through to the following Sunday

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