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Prince William honours the D-Day fallen at National Memorial Arboretum

Prince William repeated the words of his great-grandfather, King George VI. Credit: PA Images

The Duke of Cambridge is attending a service of commemoration at the National Memorial Arboretum, marking the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings.

William is joining more than 20 D-Day veterans at a public service in Heroes' Square, before paying his respects at the Normandy Campaign Memorial.

The wreath laid by the Duke of Cambridge. Credit: PA Images

He is also due to meet those who served, helping in the successful Allied landings on the heavily fortified Nazi-occupied coastline of northern France on June 6 1944.

After laying a wreath, William delivered a short reading.

The Prince paid tribute to the fallen by repeating the words of his great-grandfather King George VI, who was the monarch 75 years ago as the Normandy Landings were taking place.

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