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Royal Family Instagram account shares a selection of photos of the Queen

The Royal Family’s Instagram account has shared a selection of photographs marking the Queen’s dedication to the Armed Forces ahead of the annual Festival of Remembrance.

Shared in a post this morning, the snaps capture the Queen – who was the Royal British Legion’s Patron for 70 years – in her military uniform, meeting servicemen and women, and inspecting poppy wreaths.

Highlights also include a photograph showing Her Majesty, who died on 8 September 2022 at Balmoral aged 96, attending the Festival of Remembrance in 1955.

It comes ahead of this evening’s Festival of Remembrance, which will be attended by King Charles and The Queen Consort, as well as senior members of The Royal Family, and will ‘include a special tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’.

The Royal Family’s Instagram account has shared a selection of photographs marking the Queen’s dedication to the Armed Forces ahead of the annual Festival of Remembrance. Pictured, The then Princess Elizabeth drives an ambulance during training for the Auxiliary Territory Service in Southern England, 1945

Shared in a post this morning, the snaps capture the Queen - who was the Royal British Legion¿s Patron for 70 years - in her military uniform, meeting servicemen and women, and inspecting poppy wreaths. Pictured at the Festival of Remembrance in 2018

Shared in a post this morning, the snaps capture the Queen – who was the Royal British Legion’s Patron for 70 years – in her military uniform, meeting servicemen and women, and inspecting poppy wreaths. Pictured at the Festival of Remembrance in 2018

Highlights also include a photograph showing Her Majesty, who died on 8 September 2022 at Balmoral aged 96, attending the Festival of Remembrance in 1955

Highlights also include a photograph showing Her Majesty, who died on 8 September 2022 at Balmoral aged 96, attending the Festival of Remembrance in 1955

The post's caption read: 'Tonight, The King and The Queen Consort, joined by Members of The Royal Family, will attend the annual @RoyalBritishLegion Festival of Remembrance at the @RoyalAlbertHall.'

The post’s caption read: ‘Tonight, The King and The Queen Consort, joined by Members of The Royal Family, will attend the annual @RoyalBritishLegion Festival of Remembrance at the @RoyalAlbertHall.’

The post’s caption read: ‘Tonight, The King and The Queen Consort, joined by Members of The Royal Family, will attend the annual @RoyalBritishLegion Festival of Remembrance at the @RoyalAlbertHall.

‘This year’s theme will reflect on the value of ‘service’ and will include a special tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, who was the Royal British Legion’s Patron for 70 years.

‘In 1945, the then Princess Elizabeth became the first female member of The Royal Family to serve as a full-time active member of the Armed Forces, when she joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS).

‘As well as being Head of the Armed, Queen Elizabeth was also the wife, mother and grandmother of individuals who served in the Forces. Much of Her Majesty’s working life was spent meeting serving members of the Armed Forces and their families.

‘You can watch the festival tonight on BBC One at 21:00,’ it concluded. 

It comes ahead of this evening's Festival of Remembrance, which will be attended by King Charles and The Queen Consort, as well as senior members of The Royal Family, and will 'include a special tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth'. Pictured, inspecting a poppy wreath

It comes ahead of this evening’s Festival of Remembrance, which will be attended by King Charles and The Queen Consort, as well as senior members of The Royal Family, and will ‘include a special tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’. Pictured, inspecting a poppy wreath

The annual Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall is one of a series that the royals are attending as they commemorate the country's war dead, ahead of the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall. Pictured, the Queen during Trooping the Colour

The annual Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall is one of a series that the royals are attending as they commemorate the country’s war dead, ahead of the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall. Pictured, the Queen during Trooping the Colour

The King and Camilla will be joined by the Prince and Princess of Wales, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra. Pictured, the Queen meeting serviceman

The King and Camilla will be joined by the Prince and Princess of Wales, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra. Pictured, the Queen meeting serviceman

Through words, song and storytelling the festival will commemorate the service and sacrifice of servicemen and women and will mark the 40th anniversary of the Falklands war. Pictured, the Queen, left

Through words, song and storytelling the festival will commemorate the service and sacrifice of servicemen and women and will mark the 40th anniversary of the Falklands war. Pictured, the Queen, left

The annual Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall is one of a series that the royals are attending as they commemorate the country’s war dead, ahead of the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall.

The King and Camilla will be joined by the Prince and Princess of Wales, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra.

Through words, song and storytelling the festival will commemorate the service and sacrifice of servicemen and women and will mark the 40th anniversary of the Falklands war.

The event will also pay tribute to the late Queen and the 70 years of service and dedication she gave during her reign, including as the Royal British Legion’s patron and the longest serving Commander-in-Chief of the British Armed Forces.

The event will also pay tribute to the late Queen and the 70 years of service and dedication she gave during her reign, including as the Royal British Legion's patron and the longest serving Commander-in-Chief of the British Armed Forces

The event will also pay tribute to the late Queen and the 70 years of service and dedication she gave during her reign, including as the Royal British Legion’s patron and the longest serving Commander-in-Chief of the British Armed Forces

The Queen, who died nine weeks ago at the age of 96, considered Remembrance Sunday, which commemorates the war dead, one of the most significant and important engagements in the royal calendar

The Queen, who died nine weeks ago at the age of 96, considered Remembrance Sunday, which commemorates the war dead, one of the most significant and important engagements in the royal calendar

During the event, the royal party will be received by Ian McCulloch, president of the Royal Albert Hall and Lieutenant General James Bashall, president of the Royal British Legion.

During the Remembrance Sunday ceremony, the King will lay a new poppy wreath incorporating a ribbon of his racing colours, with the design a tribute to the ones used by both his late mother and his grandfather, George VI.

As Charles leads the nation at the Cenotaph for the first time as King, the service will be a poignant moment for the royal family.

The Queen, who died nine weeks ago at the age of 96, considered Remembrance Sunday, which commemorates the war dead, one of the most significant and important engagements in the royal calendar.

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