Britain’s Prince Charles and Prince Harry for Gallipoli memorials
Britain’s Prince Charles and Prince Harry will visit Turkey in April.
The Prince of Wales and his 30-year-old son will represent the royal family at the 100 year anniversary memorial of the Gallipoli campaign in the country, which was believed to have resulted in more than 500,000 fatalities.
A statement from the palace said: “The Prince of Wales accompanied by Prince Harry will attend services in Turkey to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign and Anzac Day on the 24th and 25th of April.”
While the itinerary of their visit has not yet been revealed, it is expected the pair will attend a UK-led service on the Gallipoli peninsula at Helles, as well as a separate international service during the first day of their trip.
On the second day, it is believed the they will attend the joint Anzac dawn service, as well as pay their respects at New Zealand and Australian memorials.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, will remain in the UK to be with his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who is expected to give birth to their second child in late April.
However, it has been confirmed the 32-year-old royal will attend a wreath-laying service on Anzac Day (25.04.15) at the cenotaph in London, where he will be joined by his grandparents, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.