“Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex will wear a morning suit at all events in honor of his grandmother,” a Sussex spokesman said in a statement to Page Six on Tuesday.
“The decade of his military service is not determined by the uniform he wears and we respectfully ask that the focus be on the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”
Page Six previously revealed that Harry – who served in the military for 10 years – was “saddened” at the prospect of not wearing his uniform at the September 19 funeral.
The 37-year-old was stripped of his military titles when he and his wife Meghan Markle, 41, leave royal life In 2020 and moved to California.
Royal family followers took to social media to share their displeasure over the decision not to let Harry wear the uniform – especially since humiliated prince andrew The uniforms were allowed to stand on Monday at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh “as a special mark of respect to Her Majesty”.
“The whole world is watching the ‘tone deaf’ British Royal ‘Family’ deny Prince Harry, who spent 10 years in the military and 2 tours in Afghanistan, the opportunity to wear a military uniform during his grandmother. [sic] Funeral…Wow,” tweeted a user.
“Prince Harry is the only royal who was actually on the front lines defending our country. He is forbidden from wearing his uniform, while the rest of his family, including Prince Andrew, believe in military costumes and badges. Clearly as its [sic] It’s easy being an ap* adophile. Shocking,” someone else wrote.
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“Disappointing! Prince Harry denied right to wear military uniform at Queen’s funeral, but Prince Andrew who could discredit the Royal Navy and Royal Family? Harry has impeccable military record, supporting wounded war veterans does and establish #InvictusGames!” added another.
Prince Harry made two tours to Afghanistan and eventually rose to the rank of captain. He received at least three medals for his decade of service. After leaving the royal family, he lost three honorary military titles,
He was last seen in uniform at the Mountbatten Music Festival at the Royal Albert Hall in London in March 2020.
The Royal Family will be joined by other world leaders and dignitaries in honor of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on 19 September. queen He died on 8 September at the age of 96.