Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attended the commemorative ceremony for the Battle of Somme at Thiepval Memorial to the Missing in France. The event marked the centenary anniversary of one of most tragic episodes during the first World War when more than a million people were listed as dead, missing or injured in a battle that lasted almost five months.

Joining the royal couple at the event were Prince Harry, British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Francois Hollande, Prince Charles as well as Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

Take a look inside the event here...

Prince William, Kate Middleton and Prince Harry

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Kate Middleton

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