Harry and Meghan honour fallen soldiers at opening of war memorial

Harry and Meghan honour fallen soldiers at opening of war memorial

Earlier in the day the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made a surprise visit to a western Sydney girls school.

Britain's Prince Harry on Saturday opened the Olympic-style Invictus Games for disabled and wounded soldiers at a moving ceremony on the forecourt of Sydney's Opera House, after an intense thunderstorm forced an hour-long delay.

The Duchess of Sussex visited Bondi Beach on day four of her royal Australia tour with Prince Harry on Thursday, wearing black wrap-a-round espadrille wedges with a striped Martin Grant maxi.

Going down under isn't exactly an unconventional choice, as Harry's mom Diana once proved, but the decision to go to Syndey specifically speaks to the location of the 2018 Invictus Games as much as it does personal preference.

By the time the royal couple head back to the United Kingdom from New Zealand on 31 October, they will have completed 76 engagements, Metro reports.

The fact that the Duchess of Sussex never planned to climb the world's tallest steel arch bridge with her husband had fueled speculation that she is pregnant.

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The royals met members of OneWave, an Australian awareness group for mental health.

The former British army captain and his wife laid a wreath of Australian native flowers at the steps of the memorial, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison, other dignitaries, and service men and women looked on. The two also participated in an "anti-bad-vibe circle" with OneWave members.

Meghan Markle hasn't even touched down on Kiwi soil, and she is already donning our designers creations. These actions all caught the notice of Meghan Markle who told the students, "You're doing really, really good work and I'm so happy that we're here".

A regular championship for injured servicemen and women was an idea begging to be stolen, Harry said when he originally launched the Invictus Games.

The couple also spoke with the mother of five-month-old baby girl Harriet Bonaddido, Jessica, who said the flame-haired prince was impressed by the tot's name as it bares a resemblance to his own.

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